Storm hits Christmas plans in the Anglia region

Travellers are being warned of travel disruption over the Christmas period following heavy rain and strong winds.

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Orwell Bridge partly closed because of high winds

The Orwell Bridge near Ipswich in Suffolk is closed due to strong winds. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The A14 Orwell Bridge is closed westbound due to strong winds between J57 A1189 (Nacton) and J56 A137 (Wherstead Interchange).

The bridge is closed both ways, but westbound traffic can join at J56 Wherstead. Only the eastbound closure is as far back as Copdock.

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