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Winds gusting close to 60mph in the Anglia region

Winds have been gusting close to 60mph as Storm Aileen crashes in. Credit: PA Images

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

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Afghan troops to march in Stamford

Members of the RAF Regiment have returned from a tour of Helmand Province Credit: ITV News

Members of the RAF Regiment will march through Stamford near Peterborough today to mark their return from Afghanistan.

Three Squadron is based at nearby RAF Wittering. The squadron has spent six months defending the British base at Camp Bastion.

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