Stay safe and be prepared

Published on 12th August 2020

Thunderstorm over fields

The current hot weather brings its own health concerns, but also creates ideal conditions for thunderstorms which could bring heavy rain and increased risk of flash flooding.

Stay safe and well

Remember to stay safe and well in the current hot weather. High temperatures have significant health consequences and the current COVID-19 pandemic will amplify the health risks from heat.

Public Health England have published a COVID-19 and summer temperatures blog for more advice on how to stay well in hot weather.

Be prepared for flooding

The current hot weather creates ideal conditions for thunderstorms which could bring heavy rain and risk of flash floods.

Visit our flood advice page to make sure you're prepared in the event of a flood and stay up to date on current weather warnings via the Met Office.