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Eleven hurt after storm winds topple double-decker bus

The X1 service in Cambridgeshire blew off the road and onto its side at around 1pm. Credit: Norfolk & Suffolk's Roads Policing

Storm Doris winds have toppled a double-decker bus onto its side in Cambridgeshire, injuring 11 people.

No-one was left in a serious or life-threatening condition after the toppling on Lynn Road in Wisbech just before 1.15pm.

East of England Ambulance Service said 15 people were assessed at the scene and the 11 with minor injuries were taken to two nearby hospitals.

The X1 service was travelling from West Walton to Walton Highway.

Rooftop scaffolding collapses in Storm Doris

Rooftop scaffolding has collapsed in the high winds of Storm Doris, forcing emergency services to close a main road through central London.

The collapse caused roads to close in Holborn, central London Credit: @graemedouglas

The scaffolding became dislodged at the top of the office block at the 1926-built Aldwych House, Holborn, due to the high winds.

It had been put into place as part of plans for a £15 million rooftop extension.

The scaffolding was dislodged by the high winds Credit: @James_Jones
The scaffolding was put in place as part of a £15m extension Credit: //

The roadway running beneath was closed off on Thursday afternoon and was not expected to reopen until 5pm.

Motorists were warned of long delays in the area.

The road is expected to reopen at 5pm Credit: @James_Jones


Storm Doris halts Coronation Street filming

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Outdoor filming for Manchester-based Coronation Street was brought to a halt as Doris paid a visit to the cobbled set.

TV director David Kester tweeted this picture with the caption "Trying to film Corrie in Storm Doris...Nasty!"

A spokeswoman for the ITV soap said affected scenes would be rescheduled.

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