The Met Office has issued the following alert:
- level 3 cold weather alert from Thursday 7 December until Wednesday 13 December 2017.
A level 3 cold weather alert means severe winter weather is now occurring: mean temperature of 2°C or less and/or widespread ice and heavy snow. It indicates that severe winter weather is now happening and an impact on services can be expected.
The council has plans in place to deal with cold weather, please visit our weather page.
For information on how to ensure you and those around you stay warm and well visit NHS Choices.