The Met Office warns the public and emergency responders of severe or hazardous weather which has the potential to cause danger to life or widespread disruption through their National Severe Weather Warning Service.
For more information and to see any warnings for the next five days visit the Met Office website.
The following organisations can give you help and advice during severe winter weather:
- Devon and Cornwall Police: 101
- Highways Agency: 0300 123 5000
- Western Power (Electricity): 0800 365900
- South West Water: 0844 346 2020
- Gas: If you smell gas call the National Grid UK Gas Emergency helpline 0800 111999. Please contact your supplier for general enquiries.
- Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service: 01392 872200
- Age UK: 0800 169 6565
- Department for Work and Pensions (winter fuel): 0845 915 1515