Before floodwater enters your home, close and lock downstairs windows and doors. Keep the keys safely nearby and move upstairs.
- Keep children, vulnerable people and pets well away from flood waters.
- Move furniture, portable electrical items and valuables out of harm's way if possible.
- Put plugs in downstairs sinks and baths and weigh them down.
Continue to listen to situation updates from your local radio station and via Floodline on 0345 988 1188.
Stay in your property if safe to do so, or until the emergency services tell you otherwise or the floodwater has gone. Click for more information about what to do if you remain in your property.