Severe weather can take many different forms such as heavy rain, snow, strong winds and extreme temperatures, both heat waves and cold snaps. It can cause significant disruption to normal life.
Visit the Met Office website for:
What you need to do
Listen to weather forecasts and heed any warnings of extreme weather.
Check on the well-being of elderly neighbours.
Contact local schools websites to check on opening hours.
If you have to travel in severe weather make sure you have adequate clothing and emergency supplies in your vehicle.
Check your employer’s business continuity arrangements.