Take an hour to get ready for winter and all kinds of severe
Severe weather can strike at any time so taking action now will
serve you well in winter, and all year round.
In the last few years, we've seen it all - snow, floods and strong
winds. And it doesn't take much for it to impact on our daily
lives. Like getting stuck indoors for a few days, or losing your
phone communication, power or water supply.
Severe weather can cause a range of problems - but you can be
ready for them. By doing a few small things now, you can save
yourself a lot of trouble later on.
You can also do your bit to help out in your community.
In this section, you will find information and useful tips on
how to prepare:
For more information on the opinion of the Scottish general
public on preparing for emergencies, please refer to the latest
edition of the Emergency Preparedness Survey.