With the forecast for more winter storms on the way, here is a list of emergency contact numbers and website links for support during a storm or a fllod event.
Useful phone numbers:
- In an emergency always dial 999 when there is a risk to life or property.
- Dumfries & Galloway Council Contact Centre - Dial 030 33 33 3000 (this number is monitored 24hrs a day / 365 days a year)
- Dial the 101 the non-emergency number to make local Police aware of any policing issues in your area.
- Dial 111 for provide urgent care advice and mental health support day or night from NHS 24
- Dial 105 to report or get information about power cuts in your local area.
- Dial 0800 023 2023 for Openreach to report issues related to telephone services in your area
- Dial 0800 077 8778 for Scottish Water related issues
- Dial 0800 111 999 for Scottish Gas related emergency issues such as a gas leak
Useful Web links:
- For weather advice: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/advice/
- For weather warnings: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/ukforecastwarnings
- For flood warnings http://www.sepa.org.uk/flooding.aspx
- For flood Advice: https://scottishfloodforum.org/news/latest-news/
- Power cuts map: https://www.spenergynetworks.co.uk/pages/power_cuts_map.aspx
- Emergency School Closure https://info.dumgal.gov.uk/esc/home
- For winter preparedness: Ready Scotland Ready for Winter
- For public transport advice: http://www.travelinescotland.com
- For roads advice: http://trafficscotland.org/
- For Ferry travel sailing to and from Cairnryan https://www.poferries.com/en/routes/cairnryan-to-larne/travel-information/timetables and https://www.stenaline.co.uk/routes/cairnryan-belfast/timetable
- For disruption to Rail https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/service_disruptions/indicator.aspx