During a major incident, the Council will operate a telephone helpline and update this website and Twitter with maximum information and offer advice relating to the emergency.
If you are not involved in an incident but or close by or believe you may be in danger, in most cases the advice is: go in, stay in, tune in.
The helpline number will be announced over local radio stations. Local radio frequencies are:
Don't forget to check whether your radio has batteries with replacements to hand. Try tuning into the station of your choice now. If you have difficulty in tuning your radio - ask a friend.
Your local TV stations will also issue information about the incident.