THERE was flooding at Lerwick’s Harrison Square following heavy rain yesterday (Wednesday), with local business the Camera Centre losing some stock and materials.
The business said on social media that its cellar was “completely flooded”, with stock and materials lost as a result.
It apologised if orders take a bit longer to turnaround whilst the business recovers from the damage caused.
The Coffee Culture cafe reported water up to one foot deep outside in the square.
Meanwhile a spokesperson for Shetland Islands Council said the local authority was aware of the flooding following a period of heavy rainfall late afternoon.
“The surface drains at that location are quite close to sea level and it’s thought that rising tide around that time may have contributed to the reduced drainage outflow,” they said.
“Our roads staff have today cleared and rodded the drains in Harrison Square to hopefully improve this in future.”
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