Emergency information

Emergency information

Where you can get the latest information if there's an emergency

If you need the emergency services, call 999

What is an emergency

An emergency can include:

Where to find information

The safest thing to do in a major emergency or severe weather is to follow instructions from the emergency services.

You can get information from local radio, TV and the internet.

Local radio



We'll post information on our homepage, in our newsroom, and on Twitter.

Information will also be available from BBC Bristol and Avon and Somerset Police.

Severe weather

You can find weather warnings on:

To find out if a school is closed, see our schools closures page.

Find out if your bins and recycling collection has been affected.

See roads and pavements in severe winter weather for information about gritting and snow clearance.


Severe weather travel updates are available from Travel West and Travel West on Twitter. This covers buses, park and ride, trains and the roads.

Buses and trains
Bus and train service updates are also available from:

Information about traffic delays is available from Traffic England.

Community transport
Contact your provider for service updates: