Weather and travel update: Fallen tree pins pensioner to chair in care home

Riverhead Nursing Home in Driffield, where a woman was trapped by a falling tree. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Riverhead Nursing Home in Driffield, where a woman was trapped by a falling tree. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

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Tens of thousands of homes remain without power after Britain was battered by more treacherous weather conditions and gusts of over 100mph.

Some 80,000 households remain without electricity, with Wales the worst affected by the “Wild Wednesday” storms, the Energy Networks Association said.

An overturned lorry on the A640 heading towards Oldham.  Picture: Ross Parry Agency

An overturned lorry on the A640 heading towards Oldham. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

The storms left one man dead and hundreds stranded as winds of up to 108mph stopped trains in their tracks, blew roofs off stations and closed major transport links

 

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