Flood Warning information is provided by the Meteorological Office at Ronaldsway Airport.
Weather and sea conditions around the Island are continuously monitored by a network of weather stations and tide gauges operated by the Department of Infrastructure. Forecasters at Ronaldsway use weather forecast information together with tidal predictions and storm surge forecasts to monitor the risk of flooding 24 hours per day, 365/6 days per year. The flood warning status for the Island is updated when necessary and communicated to the Department's Duty Officers, the Island's Emergency Services and to the community by various means.
This website shows a map indicating the level of flood warning in operation for various parts of the Island (with an explanation of the warning status and advice on what to do if you think you or your property might be at risk). There is also a recorded telephone message service.
Isle of Man Floodline +44 1624 686100 - a recorded message continuously available by telephoning +44 1624 686100 (calls charged at local rate) which provides the current flood warning status for the Island and more detailed information about any flooding expected. The message is updated as required by the duty Forecaster at Ronaldsway.
You can also sign up to receive flood warning updates by RSS
Presentations to Castletown Public on Flooding Summer 2014
- Castletown Flooding Meeting 7 August 2014 - JBA Consultation Document
- Castletown Flood Meeting 7 August 2014 - DoI Highway Services Presentation
Sources of Useful Information
- Recorded Weather Forecast for the Island 0900 6243 300 *
- Recorded Weather Forecast for the North Irish Sea 0900 6243 322 *
- WeatherMann - Speak to the Forecaster at Ronaldsway Met Office 0900 6243 200 *
* Manx Telecom premium telephone lines are charged at 48p per minute at all times. Although the length of messages will vary, the average duration of calls to the weather information lines is less than 2 minutes and the maximum length of any message is 3 minutes.