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The region is still recovering after a battering by winds of up to 75 miles an hour and the disruption is set to continue until tomorrow.Read the full story ›
East Midlands trains say services have been suspended between Spalding and Peterborough due to high winds.
The line is closed due to a freight train having issues with the high winds. There is currently no estimate for when it will re-open.
Rail passengers travelling between London and Norwich are being warned to expect disruption.
It follows winds of over 70mph which hit the region- bringing down a tree which hit power lines at Diss in Norfolk.
Norfolk police are warning motorists to take care on the county’s roads in high winds, which are expected to continue this evening (Tuesday 31 March.)
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for strong winds advising that we could experience gusts of up to 60mph, which could make driving conditions difficult.
Around 30 weather related calls have been taken by the control room since 7am this morning.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time for their journeys, reduce their speed, leave greater distances between themselves and the vehicle in front and be aware of the possibility of debris on the road.
Strong winds have hit parts of the East overnight.
In Weybourne in Norfolk gusts hit 76mph. Inland in Bedford winds topped over 60mph.
In Norwich this owner woke to find her car completely destroyed by a fallen tree.
There have also been delays on the railways. London Midland tweeted these pictures of a fallen tree and overhead wire damage at Garston in Hertfordshire on the Watford to St Albans line.
Disruption is expected until at least midday.
Trains between London and Norwich on the Greater Anglia lane are expected to be disrupted for the rest of Tuesday after power lines were brought down between Stowmarket and Diss.
The company says advance ticket holders may travel on alternative trains. and all other ticket restrictions are lifted for the remainder of the day.
#Diss - Replacement buses are running between Stowmarket and Norwich. Disruption is expected for the rest of the day. RS
Strong winds have affected rush hour travel across the region this morning.
In Norfolk winds hit peaks of up to 76mph.
These are pictures from Thetford Road where traffic from the A11 diversion has been held up further by a fallen tree...
Suffolk Police have tweeted this picture of the A143 blocked by a large fallen tree at Great Barton.
It's one of a number of similar incidents causing problems across the region this morning, following very high winds overnight.
Overnight winds of up to 50mph have caused a number of problems on the region's travel network.
Fallen trees are blocking the A10 at Streatham in Cambridgeshire and the A143 at both Great Barton and Haverhill in Suffolk.
Trains are affected too - services from Norwich to Ipswich are delayed by around an hour due to overhead power line failure between Diss and Stowmarket.
A Met Office yellow weather warning is in force for the Anglia region as winds gust at more than 70 mph.
The Met Office says the public should be aware of the risk of localised damage from these winds and for minor disruption to travel.
A wind gust of 76 mph was recorded on the north Norfolk coast in Weybourne, Norfolk at 3am on Tuesday.
"Westerly winds will become strong across many parts of Northern Ireland, southern Scotland, England and Wales during Monday evening and night, with gusts of 50-60 mph and isolated gusts of 65-70 mph in exposed locations.
The wind will become northwesterly by Tuesday morning, and although easing for a time, it will become very gusty through the day, particularly near showers."
Highest wind gusts in the Anglia region in the early hours of Tuesday 31 March
- 76 mph at Weybourne, Norfolk
- 66 mph at Thurleigh near Bedford
- 61 mph at Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
- 57 mph at Andrewsfield near Braintree, Essex
- 56 mph at Wittering, Cambridgeshire
- 56 mph at Marham, Norfolk
- 46 mph at Wattisham, Suffolk