A number of routes are affected by fallen trees, with Storm Isha sweeping across Herefordshire this evening.
List of closures / information:
*Last updated – 9pm Sunday*
A40 – The A40 is currently closed northbound between Symonds Yat and Ross-on-Wye due to a number of collisions and a fallen tree. Motorists have been advised by police to avoid this route due to weather conditions and several obstacles in the carriageway including fallen trees and debris.
B4234 – There is a fallen tree on the B4234 just after Walford school heading towards Kerne Bridge in Herefordshire.
B4221 – Fallen tree blocking road near Upton Bishop.
A lane between Little Dewchurch and Carey in Herefordshire currently blocked by a fallen tree.
Dorstone Hill blocked by a fallen tree.
We’ll keep this list updated regularly throughout the night. Please help us by sending in your updates and photos.
Hundreds of properties in Herefordshire are also without power this evening, as Storm Isha hits the United Kingdom.
According to National Grid (7.30pm Sunday), more than 500 properties are without power in the county and surrounding areas, including parts of the Forest of Dean.
For more details, please visit – https://powercuts.nationalgrid.co.uk
Teams are hoping to have power restored to the affected properties later this evening.
An amber wind warning is in force across Herefordshire until 6am on Monday, with the strongest winds expected to affect the county between 8pm-3am.
Heavy rain is likely to accompany the strong winds at times.
Motorists are advised to only travel if absolutely necessary. It’s hoped that the worst of the conditions will have moved away to the east by Monday mornings rush hour.
Herefordshire Council’s Highways Team are on stand-by to respond to any incidents on the road network tonight.
We’ll have updates throughout the night on Your Herefordshire’s social media platforms, to help keep the county informed and moving.