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Cold Weather Alert issued for South East

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A Cold Weather Alert at level 3 (action) has been issued for the South East area in advance for Thursday 07 Dec and 8am on Tuesday 12 Dec 2017 as arctic air will be arriving later, from Thursday. It will be cold through the daytime and night-time with biting winds.

If you know or look after someone you may be susceptible to the effects of this cold weather period please help make sure that they stay warm and well and check in advance that they are prepared for this cold spell.

  • Stay tuned in to weather forecasts
  • Check and maintain daytime room temperatures of 21C
  • Check bedroom night time temperatures and maintain it at 18C or warmer
  • Keep warm and active and if you have to go out dress warmly and wear non slip shoes.
  • If you are concerned about your own health or welfare or that of others please alert the emergency services.

Follow West Sussex Emergency Management on twitter for regular updates @wsccresilience and @wsccnews

Useful contacts

Met Office – Cold Weather Alert
http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/cold-weather-alert/

PHE cold weather website
https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/cold-weather-plan-for-England