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Emergencies and severe weather

This page will be updated when council services are affected by emergencies or severe weather.

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Page last updated on 3 March 2020 at 5.20pm


Coronavirus information

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.