Storm Ciara

UK Power Networks has restored power to 99% of homes affected by the cuts from Storm Ciara, meaning just a few remain dark this morning.

There are “no planned closures” of the Orwell Bridge as windy weather batters Suffolk for a third day - but road workers say they are continuing to monitor wind speeds.

These pictures show the true extent of floodwater underneath the Orwell Bridge following Storm Ciara, which caused some people to be trapped.

Police and fire crews have been called to rescue a woman trapped in flood water after the River Orwell began bursting its banks in The Strand.

Experts are predicting Storm Ciara windspeeds to hit 50mph later today, with Highways England saying it will continue to monitor conditions closely.

Hundreds of homes and businesses in the Waveney area are still without power in the aftermath of Storm Ciara.

Three schools in Suffolk have closed after Storm Ciara cut their access to electricity.

Ipswich parks and cemeteries have reopened after being deemed safe by the council following Storm Ciara.

Roads and rails across Suffolk and Essex are said to be clear after Storm Ciara caused major travel disruption in both counties.

Thousands of homes across Suffolk and Essex are still reporting power shortages after Storm Ciara battered the east of England.

The A14 Orwell Bridge near Ipswich remained closed on Sunday evening after Highways England bosses said wind speeds were still too high.

Today Suffolk has been battered by Storm Ciara and there has been widespread damage and disruption across the county.

A man from Ipswich has spoken about the dramatic moment a tree fell onto his two cars just minutes after he left the driveway.

Stormy weather and gale force winds brought in by Storm Ciara will start to die down after around 9pm today, forecasters believe – but gusts will remain at around 40mph to 50mph in Suffolk.

Astronomy lovers looking to the skies for a glorious snow supermoon might find themselves disappointed - as Storm Ciara continues to wreak havoc on the region.

Ipswich Sports Club says it has been left “devastated” after strong gusts of wind from Storm Ciara tore down its beloved air dome.

This is the moment a substation exploded after a tree fell onto it during Storm Ciara.

A contractor came to the rescue to cut down a tree which was blocking the A1101 between Bury St Edmunds and Mildenhall - after drivers had been told to “avoid the area”.

A lane has been reopened on the A142 near Newmarket after the road was “completely blocked by a very large tree” during Storm Ciara.

Storm Ciara has hit Suffolk and north Essex today – and we are bringing you the latest weather forecast, travel updates and road closures as they happen.

A popular Ipswich restaurant had its roof badly damaged in Storm Ciara winds.

Storm Ciara has brought down trees across the Greater Anglia network today – and now pictures have emerged showing the extent of the damage.

Police carried out a rolling road block on the A14 earlier on Sunday after receiving reports of fallen trees on the carriageway.

Thousands of homes across Suffolk and Essex are currently without power as the region takes a battering from strong winds due to Storm Ciara.

Thousands of Suffolk residents have been left without power as strong winds from Storm Ciara batter the region.

Police have vented their frustration at motorists speeding on the A14 - despite high winds from Storm Ciara posing a hazard for drivers with flying debris.

Gale force winds of up to 70mph have hit East Anglia today – here’s everything you need to know as Storm Ciara hits in Suffolk.

Drivers are being urged to take extra care on the roads as strong winds from Suffolk feels the full force of Storm Ciara.

Highways England have announced revised times for their provisional closure of the Orwell Bridge on Sunday.

The Orwell Bridge is set to be closed for 15 hours on Sunday due to strong winds.

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