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Page last updated on 4 March 2022 at 9.20am


Coronavirus information

Borough Risk register

Community Risk Register

Avian influenza (bird flu)

DEFRA issues an England-wide Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

Severe weather

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Met Office severe weather warnings

Hosepipe bans and drought orders

The water companies serving Merton may impose hosepipe bans and restrictions on water use when there is a drought. For details visit their websites:

Industrial action

If industrial action, such as a strike, affects our services we’ll publish the details on this page.

London-wide emergencies

The Greater London Authority has a London-wide strategy for preparing for and responding to emergencies in the capital. Find out more on the London Prepared website.