Live updates

Advertisement

Torrential downpours hit the Anglia region bringing down trees and causing flooding

A band of torrential rain and strong winds has swept across the Anglia region bringing down trees and causing localised flooding.

The video below shows the rain blowing horizontally across the street in Norwich city centre at 3pm.

Northamptonshire Police have reported very windy conditions across Daventry and South Northants with four reports of fallen trees.

Norfolk Police have issued warnings to drivers via Twitter:

The pink colours on the radar indicate rainfall rates of 8-32 mm per hour. Credit: Met Office

The chart below shows where lightning has struck in the Anglia region in the hour to 1520 hrs.

Lightning strikes in the Anglia region between 2.20 and 3.20 pm on Sunday 30 March 2015 Credit: Met Office

Advertisement

Couple set to tie the knot in Morrisons supermarket

A Cambridgeshire couple are preparing for a wedding with a difference today - they'll walk down the supermarket aisles to tie the knot.

Rebecca Wooller, 44, and Blake Green, 53, will marry in their local branch of Morrisons in Cambourne this afternoon.

Rebecca Wooller and Blake Green to marry in local Morrisons Credit: ITV News Anglia

They chose to marry there because it was the only place the bride, who was ill when they first met, could venture out on first dates.

Former undertaker and mother-of-four, Miss Wooller said: "I'm feeling nervous but very excited."

Part of the supermarket cafe will be sectioned off for the event and Morrisons has provided flowers and food.

As well as the usual family and friends, shoppers will be invited to get involved by lining the aisles to greet the couple.

Watch: Cambridge Ebola survivor shares an embrace with the doctor who helped to save her life

A military medic from Cambridge who has overcome Ebola has been thanking the doctors who saved her life.

Anna Cross was treated at London's Royal Free Hospital, and she shared an embrace with Dr Michael Jacobs at a press conference today.

The 25-year-old contracted Ebola while volunteering in Sierra Leone.

Cpl Cross is the first person in the world to be treated with the experimental drug MIL 77.

Click below to watch the video

"Thanks to them, I'm alive. A huge thank you from me and my family."

– Anna Cross, Ebola survivor
Load more updates