Preparing for winter

Heading into winter can involve new weather risks and warnings that you should be prepared for such as snow, ice, storms and flooding. Weather warnings can happen any time of year but can become more prevalent in the winter, the Met Office and Environment Agency issue weather and flood warnings.

The risk of flooding increases in the winter, over 5 million homes in England alone are at risk of flooding, you can check your flood risk here: Once you know your flood risk you can begin to prepare for a flooding event; check out our preparing for flooding page: