ARE YOU STORM READY?

Moreton Bay Regional Council is encouraging local residents to be storm ready:
     For emergencies call Energex on 13 19 62
     For power outages call Energex on 13 62 62
For more information about getting storm ready visit www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/disaster
 
Before a storm
Alert family, friends and neighbours of storm warnings
Monitor the warnings and weather radar at www.bom.gov.au/qld   
Sign up for MoretonAlert and receive free local weather warnings on your mobile phone www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/moretonalert    
Stay tuned for weather updates via your battery-operated radio
Keep an eye on local media for latest news
Have a torch handy with spare batteries 
Secure loose outdoor items – garden furniture, tables and chairs, outside toys 
Shelter pets from the storm
Place your vehicle undercover and away from trees 
Secure all doors, windows and skylights
Disconnect unneeded electrical appliances  
Keep your emergency kit close by
Be aware of neighbours who may need assistance

After a storm 
Listen to the radio for further updates
For flood or storm assistance contact the SES on 132 500 
Check the safety and wellbeing of neighbours
Power updates are available from Energex www.energex.com.au   

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