The Met Office has issued a Level 3 Cold Weather Alert for South East England.
There will be very cold and frosty nights, with areas of freezing fog developing, which may persist all day in places during the weekend.
It will become less cold into next week.
There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions between 0900 on Friday 08 January and 0900 on Monday 11 January. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services.
View the full warning at the Met Office Cold Weather Alert site.
Cold weather can affect your health. The people most likely to be affected are the elderly, the very young, and people with pre-existing medical conditions.
There are lots of ways you can help yourself and your family in the cold weather:
- Heat your home to at least 18⁰C
- Keep moving – regular activity keeps you feeling warmer
- Wear multiple layers of clothes inside and outside
Find out more about how to keep yourself well and your home warm during winter by visiting the NHS Keep Warm Keep Well website.
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