More hot weather on the way (advice from Surrey County Council)
The Heat-Health Alert for Surrey and the South-East will be increasing to Level 3 between Tuesday and Saturday this week in Surrey. The Met Office forecast High pressure dominating this week, with fine and dry conditions across most of the country, prolonged sunny spells and light to moderate breezes. Temperatures rising from warm or very warm to locally hot in most regions, with a focus of the warmest weather in central-southern England. Headline max temperatures reaching mid 30’s by Friday.
Please remember to:
- Stay in the shade
- Stay hydrated
- Look out for others.
You will also find useful information on Staying Safe and Well on Healthy Surrey.
As we are expecting significantly more people to be outside, please also remember these important messages from Surrey Fire and Rescue Service.
Do not use disposable BBQs, bonfires and campfires – The risk is simply too high, we must all take responsibility for our actions during this extreme heat.
Be safe around water
- ONLY swim in designated areas, not reservoirs. Even the strongest swimmers can get into serious difficulties.
- Do not jump into unfamiliar water.
- Enter water slowly to prevent cold water shock.
- Look out for those you are with.
- Children must always be supervised
- Remember swimming in open water can increase the risk of gastrointestinal illnesses or stomach bugs.