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Understanding rain and floods
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Behaviour to adopt in the event of intense rainfall or flash flooding
Postpone any planned trips on foot or by car.
Leave your children in the safety of their school.
Take refuge upstairs
Stay or go inside a building and go upstairs.
Cut off supply networks
If possible, without putting yourself in danger, cut off the gas and electricity supply as well as the heating.
Do not use your car, as it can be swept away by the current even in just a few centimetres of water.
Do not go underground
Do not enter a basement or underground car park.
Stay away from waterways
Keep away from waterways, riverbanks and bridges. To avoid lightning, do not take shelter under a tree.
Keep up-to-date with the situation and observe any instructions issued by the emergency services and/or the local council.
Look out for others
Look out for vulnerable and isolated people, and communicate via SMS to leave telephone lines available for the emergency services.