Help & Support

Storm Ophelia

How can I prepare for Storm Ophelia?

If you have lost electricity supply you need to contact NIE Networks who are responsible for dealing with power cuts on 03457 643 643 or you can report a power outage here.

In preparation for adverse weather conditions due to Storm Ophelia follow these steps.

  • Know where your household fuses and trip switches are.
  • Test smoke alarms regularly and fit new batteries in torches and radios (for checking updates on news bulletins). You can also use your car radio.
  • If you have a baby at home, make sure you have a supply of formula milk /baby food and prepare a flask of hot water to prepare and heat bottles and baby food.
  • If you depend on electrical equipment that is vital to your health contact NIE to get on their critical care register on 08457 643 643.