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IoM authorities tackle Storm Doris effects

Groudle Road in Onchan Credit: IOM Constabulary Facebook page

Local authorities on the Isle of Man have responded to calls relating to Storm Doris' devastating effects on roads and homes.

Isle of Man Constabulary have posted via Twitter and Facebook requests for people who wish to report incidents to the Department of Infrastructure on 672000 - they have also Tweeted that they are experiencing a high level of calls.

Douglas Loch Promenade this morning Credit: Helen McKenna, ITV
Regular updates can be found on the Department of Infrastructure's website and social media pages. Credit: DOI Facebook page
Credit: Manx Utilities Facebook page
Credit: IOM Airport, Twitter

Pulrose Road has been closed by police due to part of Douglas Power Station's roof cladding becoming unhinged.

Power lines in Peel, Castletown, East Baldwin, Onchan amongst other areas of the island have gone down, with Manx Utilities stretched with attending to different areas.

Flights to and from Ronaldsway Airport have been cancelled, and the sailing from Heysham Port at 14:15 has also been cancelled.

Police are advising the public to stay indoors and not to make any unnecessary journeys.

To stay updated on any issues affecting your area of the island during the storm, visit the following pages:

Department of Infrastructure

Manx Utilities

Isle of Man Constabulary - Twitter


Steam Packet Company

Isle of Man Airport

Comedian Jon Richardson can't fly home due to Storm Doris Credit: Jon Richardson, Twitter

Thousands without power due to Storm Doris

Thousands of people have been left without power as Storm Doris brought down power lines and affected supply.


'Avoid parks' due to falling tree risk warn council

Liverpool council is asking residents to avoid all of the city's parks during Storm Doris, because of the risk of falling trees.

Tree blown down in Childwall Credit: @katebeardx

Trees have been blown down across Merseyside:

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Storm Doris blowing trampolines out of gardens

One of the more bizarre results of the high winds brought by Storm Doris has been trampolines blown out of people's gardens.

Dovecot Credit: Sam Randles

Sam Randles in Dovecot captured this of a trampoline blown out of a neighbour's garden.

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Steve's neighbour in Liverpool got an unexpected trampoline in his garden.

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Daisy's trampoline was a casualty of the wind along with her garden fence.

Tiles blown from shop roof as Storm Doris hits

Emergency services are in Bromborough Village in Wirral after roof tiles were blown onto the high street.

Bromborough Village in Wirral Credit: Julie Cavanagh

The road remains closed while repairs are made. Strong winds and heavy rain have caused disruption across Merseyside as Storm Doris hits the region.

Bromborough Village in Wirral Credit: Julie Cavanagh
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