High winds cause damage across county causing at least 35 trees to fall and road closures

High winds caused a tree to fall into the garden of a property on Elm Avenue in St Ann's

Storm Fionn has blown through Nottinghamshire as high winds caused damage across the county, including trees falling and road to close.

The Met Office had issued a yellow weather warning of wind for Wednesday (January 17) night until 9am this morning.

The weather forecasters warned injuries and danger to life from flying debris were possible along with damage to buildings.

Fallen trees have been reported all across the county with Nottinghamshire County Council Tweeting to say they have received 35 notifications of trees falling overnight and are still receiving reports.

The A614 Ollerton Road is closed in both directions because of a fallen tree with emergency response teams at the scene working to clear the tree.

Nottingham City Council have warned of congestion in Arnold because of traffic diversions in place around a fallen tree on Mapperley plains.

NCT have Tweeted to say congestion on their bus service has eased across the county but some delays remain on the Sky Blue 46 and 47 routes.

The tree which fell into a garden on Elm Avenue

One of the trees that fell in the county was into the garden of a property on Elm Avenue in St Ann’s, on the same road as Hollygirt School.

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