The Met Office has issued a Level 3 ‘Cold Weather Alert’ for London and South East England.
There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 9pm on Friday 16th March and 9am on Tuesday 20th March in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services.
Advice on what measures can be taken during severe cold weather is detailed on the NHS Choices website.
Updates on rail services are available at www.nationalrail.co.uk/service_disruptions
Updates on road and traffic conditions are available at www.trafficengland.com
The Met Office will be providing updates throughout the day.
More information from the Council is available on this page: Winter Information Centre.
Helping the homeless
If you are worried about a rough sleeper in the extreme weather, then here is how you can help: