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Commuters face rush hour disruption after strong winds bring down trees on roads and rail lines

The high winds caused by Storm Brendan have caused disruption after a number of trees were blown down onto roads and rails.

A weather warning for strong winds was in place across the East of England until 5am this morning (Wednesday 15th January).

Rail commuters have been advised to avoid travel between Marks Tey and Sudbury until further notice after the train which was supposed to be running on the line hit a fallen tree and was damaged.

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Last night Norfolk Police tweeted a picture of a tree which was blocking the A146 at Yelverton near Loddon.

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And in Bury St Edmunds local people helped police chop up and move a large tree that had blocked the road.

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Police are advising motorists to take extra care on more rural routes where the may still be some trees blocking the roads.