Severe Weather Updates And Useful Links

North Worcestershire Emergency Planning is a shared service between Wyre Forest, Redditch and Bromsgrove.

Preparing for extreme weather

Prepare for the worst and hope for the best.

By ensuring you are as prepared as possible for the potential of severe weather you can help to reduce the impact of the weather on you and your family and friends.

To report an issue with roads please go to Worcestershire County Council Website

Sign up to The Met Office's National Severe Weather Warning Service.

Conserving water - for tips visit Severn Trent Water

Preparing for Winter

Visit Gov.UK for information on clearing snow yourself

Don't forget, don't venture on to ice on paddling pools or big puddles or any other water source, the ice may not be thick enough to support you and the water below may be deeper than expected.

Rough sleepers 
If you are concerned about someone sleeping rough you can contact StreetLink on 0300 500 0914. 

Road Closures and Travel

For more on road closures visit Worcestershire County Council alerts or visit BBC travel for information on the latest local travel news.

Advice for driving in adverse weather conditions from GOV.UK

Visit Worcestershire County Council to find gritting routes and request gritting or grit bins.

Visit the MetOffice website to keep up to date with the latest weather reports.

Social Media

Stay informed - follow local infomation sources on social media.

Twitter @  Wyre Forest District Council; Redditch Borough Council; Bromsgrove District Council; West Mercia Police; BBC Hereford & Worcs; Worcestershire County Council; DaveThroupEA ; riverlevel_0000 (Bewdley); EnvAgency; EnvAgencyMids

Facebook Wyre Forest District Council; Redditch Borough Council; Bromsgrove District Council

School Closures

Visit Worcestershire County Council for regular updates on school closures.

Stay tuned to local radio stations for updates and announcements.

Frequencies for radio stations in the area (fm):

Council Services

Please be aware that during times of severe weather some services may be disrupted. We thank you for your understanding, we will always try and keep services going as long as it is safe to do so. Please keep an eye on our social media pages for updates.

Flooding and Flood Alerts

For details of current Environment Agency flood warnings, warning codes and flood barrier deployment please see the Environment Agency website.

River flooding and land drainage


Call Floodline on 0845 988 1188 for advice if you have been affected by flooding.

Affected by flooding?

If you have been affected by flooding please view our affected by flooding page.