Woman Dies After Being Hit By Branch

24 September 2012, 10:22

A woman has died after being hit by a falling tree branch at Kew Gardens during rain and gusts of wind yesterday.

The victim, believed to be around 30 years old, died yesterday afternoon.

The London Ambulance Service says an air ambulance was sent to the scene and extensive efforts were made to revive the woman.

Her death is not being treated as suspicious.

Forecasters are predicting more heavy downpours and gales of upto 55 miles per hour across London.