East battered by strong winds and heavy rain

The East of England has again been battered by heavy rain and winds gusting up to 70 mph.

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Tree crashes into house in Letchworth

The Calvert family home in Letchworth Credit: ITV News Anglia

A family in Letchworth had a lucky escape when this tree fell on their house around midnight.

The Calvert family were woken up to discover the tree had narrowly missed their 16 year old son Thomas's bedroom. His bed is by the top floor window on the left.

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