Wind leads to closure of Woodhead Pass to high-sided vehicles

Strong winds have led to the closure of the Woodhead Pass to high-sided vehicles this afternoon as Storm Ali batters the country.

Wednesday, 19th September 2018, 12:51 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th September 2018, 12:57 pm

The A628 has been affected by the first named storm of the season, with winds of upto 80mph expected in some parts.

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The A628 Woodhead Pass is closed to high-sided vehicles this afternoon

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The remnants of Hurricane Helene also hit parts of the country earlier this week.

Traffic officers are due to monitor the situation on the Woodhead Pass with a view to er-opening it once the weather improves.