Campaign partners

Get Ready for Winter is a partnership to help individuals, families and communities to prepare for winter and offer advice on what to do during severe weather.

Scottish Government's Ready for Winter campaign

Ready Scotland

In Scotland the Ready for Winter campaign is co-ordinated by the Scottish Government. Visit readyscotland.org for information on how taking a little time to prepare for winter now can save you a lot of trouble later.


Weather alerts straight to your phone

Stay weather aware this winter by following the Met Office on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and YouTube for the latest weather information. You can also sign up for severe weather alerts from us through the Twitter Alerts programme, providing critical information directly to your phone. Find out more about how to sign up for Met Office Twitter alerts

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Are you a perfect packer? The top 10 things we forget

  • 15 Jul 2015

Ever arrived at the beach without a bucket and spade, needed to buy a new toothbrush on the first day of your holiday? Or even find a shop to purchase new underwear? Then you're probably one of the many thousands of people who will forget something when packing for this year's summer holiday. In the excitement to get away, it seems, there's nearly always something we'll leave behind.

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