As we brace ourselves for a week of chilly temperatures, it's essential to be prepared for the upcoming cold weather. Here's a quick guide to help you navigate through the cold spell and ensure your well-being.
A cold weather warning is in place for the South West until Friday 19 January.
Tips for Cold Weather:
- Layer Clothing: Wear multiple layers to trap heat and regulate body temperature.
- Stay Indoors: Limit outdoor activities during extreme cold, especially if there are strong winds.
- Keep Home Warm: Maintain a warm indoor environment; use heaters safely and ensure good insulation.
- Stay Hydrated: Drink warm beverages to stay hydrated and help maintain body temperature.
- Check on Vulnerable Individuals: Keep an eye on elderly family members, neighbours, or those with health conditions.
There is some useful advice and information on the Government’s website that you can access here.
As well as some seasonal health tips here.