Storm Doris Hits Gloucestershire

Storm Doris

The Met Office has issued an amber warning that people should 'be prepared' for strong winds in Gloucestershire today. The county sees power outages, fallen trees and closed attractions.

Earlier in the day Strong winds have felled a telegraph pole and closed off Stroud Road as it hit parked bus. Forestry Commission have closed all their sites in the Forest of Dean.
Tree down near Gloucester pub by Ben Falconer
A fallen tree blocking the road in Longlevens, photo credit Ben Falconer.

Storm Doris has wreaked a destructive path - bringing snow, rain and high winds and travel disruption across the UK. Storm Doris has seen winds reach speeds of up to 94mph recorded in some parts of the UK. 

Storm Doris also halted filming on the set of ITV soap Coronation Street, with a spokeswoman saying the weather had made outdoor filming "impossible" and it would have to be rescheduled.

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