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Beat the Heat – Level 2 alert issued by the Met Office starting Wednesday 24 June

The National Heatwave Plan for England came into effect from Monday 1 June 2020 when we entered Level 1 of the Heat-Health Watch alert system. You can view the Heatwave Plan for England here. There are a lot of resources that can help you on how to stay cool and keep yourself and those you care for hydrated. Please see the links below: 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/heatwave-plan-for-england 

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/891887/Beat-the-Heat_Leaflet_Coping_with_heat_and_COVID-19.pdf

Today, Monday 22 June, a level 2 alert has been issued by the Met Office, effective from Wednesday 24 June onwards due to the anticipated high temperatures expected to exceed the Department of Health Heat-Health Watch alert levels on Wednesday, ThursdayandFriday this week.

There is high risk of the weather being significantly hot to very hot on Wednesday and Thursday in West Midlands.

Beat the Heat
During this period, please remember to stay out of the heat, keep yourself and your environment cool and be sure to look out for others.