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Storm Eleanor floods the Channel Islands

Flooding on the West Coast of Guernsey Credit: ITV Channel TV

Winds of up to 70mph have been battering the Channel Islands overnight leading to flooding in Jersey and Guernsey.

Families at Rocquaine, in Guernsey, are trapped inside their homes due to high water levels from Storm Eleanor.

Families at Rocquaine are trapped inside their homes Credit: ITV Channel TV

Temporary road closures are in place from the Imperial Hotel Junction and Route du Pulias is also flooding. L'Eree is inaccessible due to a large amount of water on the road.

Flooding at L'Eree Credit: ITV Channel TV

Guernsey Police have also reported four fallen trees across the island.

Meanwhile in Jersey, high tides this morning caused road closures.

High tide at the Avenue Credit: ITV Channel TV
High tide at the Avenue Credit: ITV Channel TV

Havre de Pas and the Eastbound carriageway on Victoria Avenue have been reopened after flooding. There are also reports of flooding on the Five Mile Road and in L'Etaq.

Flooding in L'Etaq

A large shipping container has been reported adrift off the east coast. Jersey Coastguard say it is currently drifting in a North Easterly direction.

Shipping Container at Gorey Credit: Alexis Burwood

Several fallen trees have also been blocking roads. Five Oaks, Le Mont de Ste Marie in St Mary and Le Mont de Charries in St Peter are blocked.

Fallen tree at Five Oaks Credit: ITV Channel TV

Several roads have already been cleared of fallen trees.

A Red weather warning, the highest level of alert, has been issued by Jersey Met for the Storm-force 10 winds.

Jersey Met Red Wind Warning Credit: States of Jersey

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