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Storm and Strong Winds Advice

Storms and strong winds pose a danger to residents and their property. We have put together the following advice to help protect you, your family and your home during strong winds and storms.

Preparing for storms and strong winds

The best way to protect your home against storms and strong winds is to make sure your home is in a good state of repair. If you have warning of a storm you should consider the following issues: Consider closing your curtains in the lead up to the storm as this will reduce the risk of flying glass if debris hits your windows. If you think that a storm event is coming visit the Met Office website, for regular warnings and updates on weather forecasts. In addition tune into local news channels through the television, radio or internet for regular weather updates.
If you are caught in a storm: Following a storm: External Links:

Met Office Severe Weather Advice
Met Office Strong Winds Advice
AA - Driving in strong winds
RAC - Safe driving in windy weather

Related Links

Flooding Advice and Information
Emergency Contacts - Useful Information
Emergency Planning/Incidents Information

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