A mini-tornado has hit Hayling Island at around 8am this morning causing some damage to properties in Blackthorn Road and Ilex Walk. There are no reported injuries at this time. Emergency Services are at the scene and Havant Borough Council (HBC) are working with Hampshire County Council Highways to clean up the debris. HBC building control officers are assessing the damage to the affected properties and more will be known once inspections have been carried out.
Police officers are on Hayling Island this morning following reports of disruption due to what is believed to have been a mini tornado overnight.
Reports of fallen trees, telegraph poles etc have been made to our control room. We are working with our partner agencies – Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service and local councils - to assist where necessary today.
– Hampshire Police spokesperson
If you need to report anything to us, please call 101.