Flooding: How to prepare your property

  • Switch off water, gas and electricity at mains before water enters your home
  • Do not touch sources of electricity when standing in water
  • Use flood protection products if you have them, eg sandbags, airbrick covers
  • Disconnect washing machines and dishwashers

For more information on how to prepare your property in advance see the Environment Agency website.

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Extreme weather hits the region

The Met Office has put an amber warning in place across the region due to high winds and wet weather