How you can prepare
Check with your insurance company what damage you are covered for.
If your area is classed at being at risk of flooding, please mention this when organising your insurance.
If you are not sure if your area is classed at being at risk of flooding, please contact us on 0191 427 7000.
For more information on insuring your property against weather damage like flooding, contact the Association of British Insurers.
Read more about flooding.
Advice for businesses
Climate change can affect your business. This could be caused by:
- extreme temperatures
- extreme rainfall
- reduced water availability
- power disruption
You can be prepared by:
- having a business continuity plan
- conducting a climate change risk assessment. For more information see UKCIP
For more information on how to prevent an emergency see emergency situations.
For more about adapting your business to a changing climate visit Met Office: Adaptation.