Cold Weather warning for the South East

Published: 18 January 2023

A level 3 cold weather alert has been issued for the South East Region from 9am on Monday 16th January to 9am Friday 20th January 2023.
The current advice from the Met Office, in conjunction with the UK Health Security Agency, is:
“Look out for friends and family who may be vulnerable to the cold, and ensure they have access to warm food and drinks and are managing to heat their homes adequately.
Try to maintain indoor temperatures to at least 18°C, particularly if you are not mobile, have a long-term illness or are 65 or over.
Avoid exposing yourself to cold or icy outdoor conditions if you are at a higher risk of cold-related illness or falls and stay up to date with the latest weather forecasts on the Met Office website.
If you want more information about how cold weather can affect your health please visit
If you are concerned about your health or somebody you care for, advice can be obtained from, NHS 111 or your local pharmacist. More information can be found at the Cold Weather Plan for England page.”