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Storm 2013: Live updates
Updated 9:10pm Monday 28th October 2013 in News
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- Updates on roads and travel conditions in Chelmsford as strong winds hit the south of England
Westbound section of Parkway still closed due to earlier incident at Army & Navy Roundabout
Army & Navy Roundabout now open to traffic leaving the city of Chelmsford
A tree in Corporation Road is being reported as nearly falling over. Please take care if near there
Traffic conditions in Chelmsford city centre still pretty bad as roads reopen following the storm, although A12 is said to be good
Advertising boards at Essex County Cricket Club were damaged by the winds this morning. Club has just tweeted a picture
Weather station at Boreham recorded a wind of 70mph
Still no services on Greater Anglia. Engineers looking at issues currently. Full service due to resume tomorrow
Flood warnings issues for River Can and River Wid in Chelmsford by the Environment Agency
Greater Anglia saying a number of trees are down over their network and are advising customers not to travel today
Amber warning now lifted by Met Office as storm goes over North Sea
Queuing traffic on Baddow bypass from just before slip towards Army and Navy roundabout due to road and flyover closures.
Greater Anglia: "Our advice remains to not to attempt to travel at this time.There is no train service & no rail replacement bus service running."
Sounding like roads beginning to clear near the Army & Navy following Travelodge roof incident. Traffic still slow though
No lectures taking place at Writtle College after 12noon due to a power outage there
Two numbers have been set up by Essex Police for people to call if they have issues with fallen trees or other storm related issues: 08000 920 410 and 020 7158 0124.
Reports of a car accident at junction of Broomfield Road and Parkway near KEGS School
No Greater Anglia trains until 12noon at the earliest
Delays between Army & Navy and Odeon Roundabout as clear up from roof being blown off Travelodge continues
Parkway closed in Chelmsford leading up to Army & Navy
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