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Video: Alresford Road in Winchester was partially blocked this morning by a falling tree. It was one of several to fall on roads throughout the area. Video from Naoya Isa.
Alresford Road in Winchester was partially blocked this morning by a falling tree. It was one of several to fall on roads throughout the area.
These were the road conditions facing many drivers in Hampshire today - these shots from a viewer in the Burseldon area near Southampton.
A3020 St Georges Way closed due to fallen power cables and fallen tree between A3054 Snook's Hill / B3323 East Street / Barton Road / High Street and A3056.
Hampshire Police are warning drivers to take extra care on the roads as high winds continue across the region. When driving in high winds keep both hands firmly on the wheel.
Drivers should also anticipate buffeting by the wind and the slip stream from passing vehicles, especially high-sided vehicles such as vans or lorries.
Drivers should slow their speed as the faster the vehicle is travelling the more likely it is to drift off course in a sudden gust. Drivers of high-sided vehicles, motor homes or cars towing caravans should be especially vigilant.
A cordon is in place in the Calcot area of Reading due to an ongoing gas leak.
Thames Valley Police were called at 7.19am to a report of a gas leak near Calcot Golf Club, after a fallen tree damaged a gas pipe.
Police officers and firefighters from the Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service have enforced a 560m cordon for the safety of the public.
Approximately 40 properties are being evacuated.
Wokingham Borough Council have postponed the closure of one of Berkshire's crossing's over the Thames due to the travel disruption this morning. Sonning Bridge will now be closed for upgrading work from tomorrow.