Commuters have faced a day of severe disruption as storm St Jude swept the south of the country. High winds brought down trees and overhead power lines on the East Coast Main Line leaving thousands of passengers stranded.
Rush hour on the roads was wet. But the region escaped the worst of the weather as James Webster reports
Last night's big storm has led to chaos on the main rail line from our region to London today.
Services on the east coast main line are stopping short of the capital meaning travellers having to find alternative means to get down south.
Chris Kiddey reports.
The commander in charge of Lincolnshire Police's preparations for last night's storm says he is pleased with the preparations made at the emergency command centre and says the county was ready for the bad weather.
Chief Superintendent Paul Gibson led the operation that involved other emergency services as well as the Environment Agency and representatives from the local councils.
It's been a morning of delays and cancellations on the railways. Last night's storm has closed the East Coast mainline south of Peterborough as James Webster reports.
Standing water has been making driving conditions on some roads in Lincolnshire difficult. The surface water flooding has also been contributing to extra spray on the carriageway with police urging motorists to take extra care in the wet conditions.
A1 in both directions closed, heavy traffic due to flooding between A52 (Grantham North / Barrowby Turn Off, Grantham) and B6403 High Dike (Woolsthorpe / Easton Turn Off, Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth).
#UKStorm - First Hull Trains are unable to run into Kings Cross due to overhead wire damage. Passengers are advised not to travel today.
Services from and to London Euston remain suspended due to a tree blocking the line, meaning the overhead power supply is cut.