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Flood risk levels: things you should do



Very low risk

Flooding is very unlikely

Be aware of your local weather conditions

Low risk

Flooding is possible - be aware

Check for flood warnings in your area

Be alert and monitor your local weather conditions

Monitor traffic information and drive according to the conditions


Medium risk

Flooding is expected - be prepared

Check your latest flood warning information

Be alert and monitor your local weather conditions

Consider postponing any travel plans

Avoid driving or walking through flood water

High risk

Significant risk to life - take action

Stay alert and be prepared to act upon advice from the emergency services

Check your latest flood warning information

Monitor traffic information and avoid all non-essential travel


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