Cold Weather Alert

There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 0000 on

Monday and 0800 on Tuesday in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to

vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services.

Please refer to the national Cold Weather Plan and your Trust’s emergency plan for appropriate

preventive action.


An update will be issued when the alert level changes in any region. Alerts are issued once a day by

0900 if required and are not subject to amendment in between standard issue times. Note that the

details of the forecast weather are valid at the time of issue but may change over the period that an alert

remains in force.


These details will not be updated here unless the alert level also changes, the latest

forecast details can be obtained at the following link:

Regional Risk Assessments for occurrence of Cold Weather conditions between 0000 Local Time

on Monday and 0800 Local Time on Tuesday.


The areas that are likely to be affected are: