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.
After a very blustery start to the day, the winds will ease away through the afternoon with sunny spells developing for a time. However, further cloud and outbreaks of rain returning to the south west of the region later. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.
It will be cloudy almost everywhere tonight. The east could stay dry for much of the night but further rain is likely in the west, becoming heavy at times later, then transferring east towards dawn. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.
Residents in Northamptonshire have pledged to raise £40,000 to fight the construction of five wind turbines.
Some of those living close to Spring Farm Ridge near Helmdon have been fighting plans for a windfarm there for years. They now want to fund a judicial review of the decision to approve them.