Severe weather

UK weather warnings

Visit the Met Office website for the latest UK weather warnings or follow the Met Office on Twitter.

Power cuts

Get regular updates and information about individual power cuts on the UK Power Networks website

Anyone experiencing a power cut should: 

  • visit and type in their postcode to view a live power cut map, with details of individual power cuts
  • call 105 free of charge to speak to Power Network's customer service team, report a power cut or damage to the electricity network
  • tweet @UKPowerNetworks to report a power cut or to receive updates

Stay clear of power lines and report damaged power lines immediately by calling 105 free from either a landline or a mobile phone. If you see electricity lines that are down or causing significant risk to the public, call 999.

Gas leaks

To report a gas or carbon monoxide emergency, or if a pipeline is struck (even if no gas leak has occurred) call 0800 111 999 - 24 hours a day.

Reporting highways problems

If you see an emergency on the highways, such as a fallen tree, please call our 24-hour emergency team on 0300 300 8049. Use Fix My Street to report non-emergencies.

Contacting Health and Social Care in an emergency

If your enquiry is urgent please call us on 0300 300 8303 (Monday to Thursday from 8:30am to 5:30pm and Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm). Outside of these hours, please call the Emergency Duty Team on 0300 300 8123.