A146 blocked after tree comes down in strong winds

A weather warning for strong winds has been issued across the East of England until 5am Wednesday 15th January.

Norfolk Police tweeted a picture of a tree which has blown down blocking the A146 at Yelverton near Loddon.

Motorists are being advised to avoid the area.

Wind speeds across the East of England. Credit: Weatherobs.com

Gusts of wind are expected to widely reach 40-50 mph and could reach as high as 60 mph towards coastal areas and exposed sites.

Top wind speeds for the region. Credit: ITV News Anglia