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Advice for Residents - High Winds

High winds are the most common cause of weather related damage in the UK.

The following advice and information will help keep your family and property safe.

When high winds are forecast.

  • Secure loose objects that could cause damage outside.
  • Securely fasten doors and windows.
  • Park vehicles in a garage if possible otherwise keep them clear of buildings, walls, fences and trees.

During the storm.

  • Stay indoors as much as possible.
  • If you must go out try not to walk or shelter close to buildings and trees.
  • Do not go outside to repair damage.
  • Avoid driving; if you must drive take extra care.

After the storm.


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