Disaster Wise Safety Tips

BE SAFE THIS SUMMER SEASON

Heavy Rains: 

  • People living in low-lying areas must take special care during storms, as sudden floods might affect them. People should monitor the rising water levels and evacuate the areas to a safer place or higher spot when the water level rises
  • Do not cross through flooded roads or bridges- use other routes
  • Avoid crossing low-lying bridges, streams and rivers
  • Never try to walk, swim or drive in swift-swift-flowing water. Even if the water is 15 cm deep, it can sweep you off your feet.
  • Motorist must be very careful and avoid driving through flooded areas.
  • Drive and park at safer areas.
  • The public must monitor weather alerts on radio and television