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ENVIRONMENT AGENCY FLOODLINE

0845 988 1188

AN  EXPLANATION OF THE VARIOUS WARNINGS ISSUED BY THE AGENCY

FLOOD WATCH

Flooding is imminent, and the situation could worsen, so….

Watch water levels

Stay tuned to your local radio and television stations

Ring the Floodline on 0845 988 1188 for advice

Make sure you have what you need to put your flood plan into action

Alert your neighbours, particularly the frail, elderly, and those less able

Check pets and livestock

Reconsider travel plans

FLOOD WARNING

Flooding is now expected, so put your flood plan into action

As with FLOOD WATCH plus….

Move pets, livestock, vehicles, food, valuables, photographs and family heirlooms, and other items to safety

Put sandbags and flood boards into place

Prepare to switch off electricity and gas

Be prepared to evacuate your home

Protect yourself, your family, and others that need your help

SEVERE FLOOD WARNING

Severe flooding is now expected

As with FLOOD WARNING plus….

Be prepared to lose power supplies, gas, electric, water, telephones

Try to keep calm and to reassure others especially children

Co-operate with the emergency services and local authorities…you may be evacuated


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