There are a large number of properties without power this morning, as Storm Jocelyn knocks down power lines and trees in Herefordshire.

Gusts of wind have reached more than 65mph in parts of Herefordshire overnight, with Storm Jocelyn packing more of a punch in the county than Storm Isha did the other night.

There are a number of trees down on routes across the county, with disruption inevitable as we head into the morning rush hour. Full list of closures / partially blocked roads that we know about –

There are reports of power cuts affecting some areas, particularly the Bodenham area, where local residents have reported that a power line has come down in the strong winds.

This has resulted in a number of properties at the following postcodes being without power:

HR1 1XX, HR1 3EY, HR1 3JT, HR1 3JU, HR1 3JX, HR1 3JY, HR1 3JZ.

National Grid are estimating that power will be restored by 8am.

A power cut is also affecting some properties in the HR2 area of Hereford city, with the following postcodes affected:

HR2 8BU, HR2 8BX, HR2 8BZ, HR2 8DB, HR2 8DD.

National Grid are estimating that power will be restored to properties in this area by 9am this morning.

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