Pictures: Strong winds hit Lincoln Christmas markets

One of the stalls blown over at Lincoln markets Credit: Calendar

Lincoln is expecting winds of up to 75mph this morning - and one of the stalls has just blown over. The council said yesterday that stall holders have been told to "batten down the hatches". Around three hundred thousand people are expected to visit the market over the next few days.

The wind sweeps through Lincoln markets Credit: Calendar

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Region battered by wind

A man has died, homes are being evacuated and communities are already counting the costs after severe gale-force winds and floods hit the Calendar region.