Scottish Group have been involved in assisting Stirling Council following the activation of the Forth Valley Local Resilience Partnership.
Parts of Scotland and the North East of England were put on maximum alert as Storm Arwen moved in from the North sea. The Met Office issued a rare red warning for very strong winds, with disruption expected.
A request was put out to suitably qualified group members asking for availability when a red weather warning was issued for Storm Arwen. This was to affect the east coast from Northeast Scotland to the Scottish borders and North East England.
The full LRP was stood up on Monday29th. Two meetings were held using teams, the area affected was huge, North of the town Callendar and west of Glenrothes, it was decided to use local teams to provide initial assistance. Trosachs Search & Rescue and Killin MRT were mobilised.
Members of IRC were tasked to Invertrossachs Road to check on occupants of homes along the road as far as the Loch. Homes were visited to check that they had power and that the occupants were safe and well.
To see the full Mission Report go to • Storm Arwen Mission Report – December 2021