A level 3 hot weather alert has been declared by the Met Office until the morning of Saturday 27th July. This means that it’s forecasted to be exceptionally hot and sunny over the coming days in the district and temperatures are expected to exceed 30C in many areas - with warm temperatures and humid conditions to continue overnight.
We’re asking for people to take due care in these conditions and look out for people who may be at risk. Visit Cambridgeshire County Council’s website for advice and what you can do to support people in your community.
Tips on coping in hot weather can also be found on the NHS website.
Due to the level 3 alert, ECDC has activated our Severe Weather Emergency Protocol, also known as SWEP to support anyone who is genuinely sleeping rough in this extremely hot weather. Please contact the council on (01353) 665555 (or 07710 978900 out of hours) if you see or know a rough sleeper in our district.
For those who are concerned about dogs left in cars during hot weather please call the police on 999.
Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue are also reminding residents of the importance of outdoor fire safety and water safety advice. This includes not leaving glass bottles lying on the ground and putting disposable barbecues on bricks. Visit the Cambs Fire website for further information.