Flood warnings: Know what to do
Flood Alert – Prepare
Prepare a bag that includes any medication you or your family may be taking, home insurance policy details, personal ID (such as passport or driving licence) for you and your family, debit/credit card, phone charger etc. Listen to local radio for flood bulletins.
Flood Warning – Act
Contact family and friends to inform them you may have to move out and may only be contactable by mobile. Turn off gas, water and electrical supplies to your home, move smaller items of furniture, televisions, computers to upstairs / lift off the floor. Move family pets and cars to a safe position, clear of risk of flood water.
Severe flood warning – Survive
Keep yourself and family out of the way of flood waters, Follow advice from emergency services, Call 999 if in immediate danger.