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#CapeStorm: What to do during a major storm with gale force winds

- Disconnect appliances - Stay inside well clear of windows, sheltering in the strongest part of the house (internal hallway, bathroom or cellar)

- Keep an emergency kit with you that includes things like first aid supplies, torch, battery operated portable radio, important documents and medicines.

- If possible stay in secure shelter

-Avoid driving by road as far as possible, stay in your vehicle if caught on the road, with the car handbrake on and parked well clear of trees, powerlines and possible flooding

- Never drive, ride or walk in floodwaters

-Fill buckets, sinks and baths with water in case the water supply becomes restricted.