Red Weather Warning - Friday 18th February 2022

Published: 18 February 2022

The Met Office has issued a red weather warning for extremely strong winds on Friday 18 February.

Residents are advised to only travel is necessary and to be aware of flying debris.
Disruptions to services may be occur. Updates from Essex County Council can be found on their twitter page.

Information from UK Power Networks:

UK Power Networks manages the local power lines and substations which distribute electricity to over 8.3m homes and businesses across London, the South East and the East of England.

Anyone experiencing a power cut should:

· Visit and type in their postcode to view our live power cut map, with details of individual power cuts

· Call 105 free of charge to speak to our customer service team, report a power cut or damage to the electricity network

· Tweet @UKPowerNetworks to report a power cut or to receive updates

· Visit for the latest updates