Live Update: Bad Weather Hits Herts, Beds, Bucks & Northants

12 February 2014, 17:52

Storm Wed 12th Feb 2014

Wild Wednesday Storm battering the UK. We'll have the updates as they come in.

Feb 12th, 2014 - 17.52 - Virgin Trains

UPDATE: We are advising all customers not to attempt to travel. Customers already on services will be taken to the nearest station.

Feb 12th, 2014 - Luton

Fallen tree on Crawley Green Road cleared.

Feb 12th, 2014 - Virgin Trains

Disruption on Virgin Trains between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly due to speed restrictions because of high winds and damage to the station roof at Crewe and overhead line problems.

Feb 12th, 2014 - New Flood Warning

Isolated properties and villages near the Upper River Nene and its tributaries
Location: Isolated properties and villages near the Upper River Nene and its tributaries including Nether Heyford, Bugbrooke, Bugbrooke Mill, Upton Mill, Horton, Hackleton and Preston Deanery

Feb 12th, 2014 - 16.10 - Latest Bulletin

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Feb 12th, 2014 - 15.34

Earlier fallen tree at Earls Barton in Northants now cleared.

Feb 12th, 2014 - 15.30 - Roads affected by flooding.

Little Paxton, Cambs - closed between Gordon Rd and Mill Lane
Hatfield, Herts - Coopers Green Lane around Hatfield Ave
Blackmore End, Herts - Kimpton Rd between Luton Rd and The Green.
St Albans, Herts - Sandridgebury Lane between Harpended Rd and High Street.

Feb 12th, 2014 - 14.54 - Current wind speeds.

Bedford: 50mph
Cranfield: 56mph
Pitsford: 63mph
Luton Airport: 43mph

Feb 12th, 2014 - 14.33 - London Colney

Feb 12th, 2014 - 13.59

Northampton Market closing early due to the bad weather.

Feb 12th, 2014 - 13.57

A4500 partially blocked by a fallen tree in Earls Barton in Northants

Feb 12th, 2014 - 13.43

No reported problems at London Luton Airport

Feb 12th, 2014 - 13.42

Reports of a large tree down on West Street in Dunstable.

Feb 12th, 2014 - 13.17 - Current Wind Speeds

Bedford: 40mph
Cranfield: 45mph
Turweston: 36mph

Feb 12, 2014 - 12.55

Driving conditions on the M1 getting a lot worse as the winter storm approaches.

Feb 12th, 2014 - 12.48

M1 Northbound backed up to Jct 9 after a vehicle fire at Jct 11.

Feb 12th, 2014 - 12.30

Check out river levels in your area with this link from the Environment Agency - HERE

Feb 12th, 2014 - 11.23

Environment Agency MAP shows flood forecast shows areas at risk of flooding for the next three days. Areas of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Milton Keynes highlighted.

Feb 12th, 2014 - 11.05

Thames Valley Police Tweet

Feb 12th, 2014 - 10.54

Met Office issues red warning for "exceptionally strong winds" of up to 100mph to hit western Wales and north-west England this evening