Cold weather alert: level 2 issued

Source: Department of Health (DH) Area: News The Met Office has forecast that in at least the next two to three days there is a 60% chance of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow in the North West, South East, London and West Midlands regions which is low enough on at least two consecutive days to give rise to significant health risks, and a 70% chance of the same occurring in the North East, East Midlands, East of England and Yorkshire and the Humber regions. The Cold Weather Plan defines this as a Level 2 Alert.   Health and social care providers are advised to consult the Public Health Cold Weather Plan
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