Gust of wind of 67mph recorded in Sheffield as Storm Aileen blows in

Storm Aileen damaged trees across Sheffield last night as fierce winds whipped the city.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 13th September 2017, 10:59 am
Updated Wednesday, 13th September 2017, 11:05 am

A gust of 67mph was recorded at the weather station at High Bradfield and there are reports that a tree has been blown over onto a house this morning in Grimesthorpe.

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The storm has wreaked havoc across the country, felling trees, damaging buildings and causing power outages. A number of roads across the country have been closed.

Hundreds of homes in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire have been left without power and a gust of 74mph was recorded in Wales.