Broxtowe Borough Council: Storm Eunice

Storm Eunice

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18 February, 2022

The latest advice on the severe weather conditions we are currently experiencing and updates on affected services


Amber Warning in Place

An Amber Warning has been issued by the Met Office due to Storm Eunice, which may cause significant disruption due to extremely strong winds.

Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe during the storm:

  • Stay indoors as much as possible
  • If you do go out, try not to walk or shelter close to buildings and trees
  • Keep away from the sheltered side of boundary walls and fences
  • Do not go outside to repair damage while the storm is in progress
  • If possible, enter and leave your house through doors in the sheltered side, closing them behind you
  • Open internal doors only as needed, and close them behind you
  • Take care when driving on exposed routes such as bridges, or high open roads, delay your journey or find alternative routes if possible
  • Slow down and be aware of side winds, particular care should be taken if you are towing or are a high sided vehicle
  • Do not drive unless your journey is really necessary

Only call 999 in an emergency, or when there’s a risk to life.

Stay up to date with the latest weather warnings and advice from the Official Met Office website.


Broxtowe Parks and Open Spaces

Due to the The Met Office Weather Warnings as Storm Eunice is expected to bring extremely strong winds today and into the weekend .

We would ask people to only visit our Parks and Green Spaces if it is essential to do so. To minimise the potential risk caused by falling branches or flying debris please avoid any areas of Parks and Green Spaces where there are trees.


Fallen Trees

Forecasted high winds may cause trees to fall onto the highway, and if this is the case, it’s important to know how to report this.

Find out more


Nottinghamshire County Council Services

You can stay up to date with any disruption to Nottinghamshire County Council services on their current disruption webpage.



Travelling

Local transport links may be affected so please check with your travel provider before travelling – Nottingham City TransportNET and Trent Barton


Stay updated on social media

The easiest way to stay up to date with the latest is by following the Council on Facebook and  Twitter.

You can also follow Nottinghamshire County Council for the latest updates on gritting and school closures on Facebook and Twitter

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