Severe weather has the ability to disrupt our daily lives, in
all sorts of ways, like the loss of power and property damage. Make
sure you know what to do to prepare.
Weather conditions and warnings
These can change quickly, so keep up-to-date with the latest weather forecast and weather
warnings from the Met Office. For more information on severe
weather warnings, see the
Met Office weather warnings guide.
If you have to travel in difficult conditions, think
about how severe weather can impact on you. See Ready
advice on travelling if severe weather is forecast.
For real time journey information visit the Traffic Scotland website
(Twitter: @trafficscotland). Check
public transport information.
Loss of utilities
You can take straightforward steps to cope with the loss
of power and other utilities.
Check SEPA's website for the latest flooding
alerts or call Floodline on 0845 988 1188. You can also sign up
to SEPA's free Floodline direct warning service.
Like flooding, severe winds can occur at any time of
year. See Ready Scotland's advice on how to prepare for
severe windy weather.