During the floods
Information on these pages is there to help
residents during a flood and when evacuation might be necessary
because of flooding.
Tune into local radio stations
(BBC Hereford & Worcester 96,104, 104.4 and Free
Radio 102.8), log on to the Worcestershire County
Council website for the latest information or check the Council
Council's Twitter account;
- Keep dry and out of flood water;
- Stay in your property, if safe to do so or as advised by the
- Do not drive through flood water and always obey 'road closed'
signs. Find out which roads have been closed;
- Do not walk in flood water or on river banks, sea defences or
cross bridges over torrential rivers;
- Avoid contact with flood water and wash hands before handling
food or attending to wounds and;
- Do not allow children to play around high water, drains or any
If an evacuation situation arises:
- Try to stay calm and not panic;
- Move people, pets, valuables and sentimental items upstairs or
to a higher level;
- Be aware that flooding may not have reached its peak, or may be
predicted to return;
- Respond to the instructions from the emergency services - they
have your safety in mind and;
- Avoid unnecessary contact with water, it may be
- National Flood
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This page was last reviewed 7 October 2013 at 17:05.
The page is next due for review 5 April 2015.