Gusty winds overnight in the Anglia region reached more than 50 mph in many places.Read the full story ›
The Met Office has issued at yellow weather warning for strong winds in the Anglia region, particularly Wednesday afternoon into Thursday.Read the full story ›
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for strong winds on Saturday which could cause damage, disruption and power cuts.Read the full story ›
Strong winds up to 60 mph have hit the Anglia region as Storm Aileen breezes across the region.
A gust of 58 mph was recorded at Wittering near Peterborough in Cambridgeshire.
The gale force winds are expected to ease during the morning but it will remain blustery.
The highest wind gust recorded in the UK was 83 mph at The Needles off the Isle of Wight.
Highest gusts in the Anglia region by 6am
- 58 mph at Wittering, Cambridgeshire
- 56 mph at Weybourne, Norfolk
- 54 mph at Holbeach, Lincolnshire
- 53 mph at Marham, Norfolk
- 52 mph at Wattisham, Suffolk
The train service between Witham and Braintree has been suspended because a tree has been blown down.
The tree has damaged the overhead electric wires between Witham and White Notley and all lines are blocked. Greater Anglia says disruption is expected until 8am.
Network Rail engineers are at the location of the tree and will remove the debris as quickly as possible.
Buses are currently replacing trains.
There is strong wind warning for the Anglia region on Tuesday night into Wednesday as the first named storm of the season arrives.Read the full story ›
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the the risk of scattered thunderstorms and heavy downpours in the Anglia region.Read the full story ›
A summer heatwave has been replaced by a summer soaking with one corner of Suffolk seeing more rain in the past 24 hours than it did during the whole of April and May.
Santon Downham on the edge of Thetford Forest on the Suffolk-Norfolk border has had 78 mm (3 inches) of rain in the 24 hours to 6am on Wednesday 28 June 2017.
That is more than would normally be expected in the whole of June and more than the 75 mm that actually fell during April and May this year.
Rainfall in the Anglia region in the 12 hours to 6am on Wednesday 28 June 2017
- 48.6 mm in Santon Downham, Suffolk
- 36.8 mm in Marham, Norfolk
- 34.0 mm in Houghton, Norfolk
- 31.6 mm in Holbeach, Lincolnshire
- 28.0 mm in Higham near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
- 23.8 mm in Tibenham, Norfolk
- 21.8 mm in Andrewsfield near Braintree, Essex
- 21.8 mm in Writtle, Essex
- 21.6 mm in Wattisham, Suffolk
- 21.4 mm in Cavendish, Suffolk
Some parts of the Anglia region have seen nearly a month's worth of rain in less than a day as a deluge breaks a three-week drought.Read the full story ›