Health office warns of severe cold weather across England

In the coming days Public Health England (PHE) has warned of “extremely severe” cold weather across the country.

Health office warns of severe cold weather across England: They said in an alert on Tuesday that the Met Office has predicted very low temperatures for many parts of England. Until at least Thursday. PHE said that south and south-east England along with the north-east, Yorkshire and the East Midlands will more than likely see. “severe cold weather conditions.”

Met Office meteorologist Greg Dewhurst said. “We will continue to see chilly days, and the risk of some frost at night over the next few days. But I would say we are passing the coldest weather now.” A consultant for PHE, Dr Ishani Kar-Purkayastha, advised. “Keep moving too if you can. Get up and walk around and spread housework throughout the day to help keep yourself warm. Food is also a vital source of energy so have plenty of hot food and drinks.

Remember to check up on frail or older neighbours and relatives at this time. Particularly if they live alone, and remember to follow Covid-19 social distancing guidance when looking out for others. Mr Dewhurst continued. “Temperatures are a little bit below average for this time of year. The average maximum temperature should be generally around 8C to 9C for this time of year.”

The Met Office said areas within the yellow weather warning will see the fog “turn thicker and more widespread this evening. And for a time tonight, although not everywhere will be foggy”. A yellow weather warning for freezing fog is in place until 2am on Thursday for areas including Norfolk, Essex, Suffolk and Kent.


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