Extreme weather in central Britain, a holiday village was destroyed


Ice warnings are still in places in parts of the north east and Scotland. A road in Wales near the coast was closed, as trees were ripped from the ground and twenty caravans blown over. More than 550 properties in Wales are without power. All buses have been suspended in the area. The extreme weather is set to sweep from Wales in the west across the Midlands. No-one is thought to have been hurt yet, fortunately. Students at Aberystwyth University were told to batten down the hatches and stay indoors – after high winds cancelled lectures.The waves even flooded over the barriers next to Blackpool pier in high winds today. A yellow weather warning has been issued for wind by the Met Office for the West Midlands, East Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber, as well as Wales.


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