We have a team of regionally based PWS advisors with responsibility for Government Office regions in England and Wales, and for the Devolved Administrations of Scotland and Northern Ireland.
They work with regional emergency planning groups to;
They are based in Government Office regions in England and Wales and for the Devolved Administrations and regions of Scotland and Northern Ireland.
The Advisors are available to the emergency planning community to:
PWS Advisors can support responders by telephone or in person, subject to availability.
The role of the Advisor during an incident is:
We can supply highly-skilled Met Office forecasters to work at other organisations' locations to fully understand weather issues and provide bespoke solutions. Our on-site consultant team provide the National Traffic Control (NTCC) and Highways Agency Regional Control Centres with advice on the likely impact of current and forecast weather up to 10 days in advance. Our consultants work as part of the Highways Agency team and are independent meteorologists supported by information from the Met Office.
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