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Yellow warning of rain and wind

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for tonight going through to Thursday that there could be gusting wind and heavy rain which may lead to disruption and flooding in some places.

See our severe weather page to see what you should do in an emergency

The Government has announced that, as of 00:01 on Sunday 20 December 2020, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and a number of other districts will be placed into the the new Tier 4 of the Coronavirus restrictions.

The new rules will be similar to the national measures in November. The extra restrictions in Tier 4 are:

  • People should not enter or leave tier 4 areas, and tier 4 residents must not stay overnight away from home.
  • Non-essential retail, indoor gyms and leisure facilities, and personal care services must close.
  • You must work from home if you can.
  • Individuals can only meet one person from another household in an outdoor public space.
  • Communal worship can continue to take place

For more information see a transcript of the Prime Minister's speech on the Gov.uk website.

Coronavirus Tier 4
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