October 2013 storm – UK authorities response

Following a call chaired by the Prime Minister, there are plans with the following government departments and agencies to ensure people are protected from the St. Judes storm.

It crossed parts of the UK overnight from Sunday October 27th until the morning of Monday October 28th.

Read details of the Prime Ministers call

Below is the latest information and advice on the storm.

Met Office

For the latest updates on how the storm is progressing, visit the Met Office website or follow them on Twitter.

Motorway Authority

For travel tips, visit the Highways Agency website or follow them on Twitter.

Environment agency

For advice on flood risk in your area and how to prepare, visit the environmental agencies website or follow them on Twitter.

Local councils

Use this tool to find your local government and their advice.

additional Information

  • Some rail operators offer modified timetables. Check with National Rail Inquiries for the latest updates.
  • Passengers planning to travel through UK airports on Monday 28 October are advised to check with their airline about the status of their flight.

Numerous ministries and agencies are working together to provide support during the storm. In addition to the above, you can find more information and advice on the following websites and Twitter channels:

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