A flood warning is in place for Brough Beck at Catterick, North Yorkshire, with 26 flood alerts across Britain.
Thirteen areas are on flood alert in England and Wales, 11 of which are in south-west England.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has 13 flood alerts in place across the whole of Scotland, for Sunday into Monday.
The affected areas include Dumfries and Galloway, the Borders and South Lanarkshire.
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This post will show you some of the most effective ways to use social media to see what’s happening on the ground, share information with your community and collaborate effectively. For background information please read: Ayoudo’s guide on how to use social media in an emergency.
Find Out What’s Happening:
- Search Twitter for keywords that relate to the event. For instance you can search for Floods, or your location (i.e. Dumfries).
- Find related hashtags on Twitter. Hashtags are used in Twitter to tie related conversations together. .
- Search for photos and videos of the event using keywords. Good aggregators of this material include YouTube, Flickr, Twitpic, twipho, twicsy, Ustream and picfog.