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Storm travel chaos across south west Hertfordshire live blog
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- Police reporting driver killed by falling tree in Lower High Street, Watford
- Lower High Street remains closed between Dalton Way and Bushey Arches
- A41 closed by Hunton Bridge due to fallen tree
- Hempstead Road partially blocked by fallen tree
- Delays on Metropolitan Line and services from Watford Junction
- Abbey Flyer service suspended due to tree on tracks
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@Observer_Owl The Fairway - Abbots Langley. http://t.co/4KSzP1ZW0a— @Plinthodarkneth 28 October 2013
@Observer_Owl Hazelwood Lane. Abbots Langley. http://t.co/cpkwV1Dj3n— @Plinthodarkneth 28 October 2013
The Highways Agency is now reporting the fallen trees on the A41, which were causing problems at the Hunton Bridge roundabout, have now been cleared.
The Highways Agency is reporting there are still problems at the Hunton Bridge roundabout after trees fell on the A41 between the junction and the Langleybury lights this morning.
Have had this picture sent in by Tracy Masters of a tree uprooted by Francis Combe Academy, in Horseshoe Lane, Garston.
Lower High Street remains closed between Dalton Way and Bushey Arches as emergency services continue to work on the fatal accident where a driver was killed by a falling tree. For the lastest see here.
Train services have been suspended between Watford Junction and London Euston due to poor weather.
Please note that @LDNOverground are also unable to operate between #Watford & #Euston due to the #UKStorm.— @LondonMidland 28 October 2013
Tickets valid for travel with us today at any point between #Northampton & #Euston will also be accepted tomorrow (Tues 29/10/13) #UKStorm.— @LondonMidland 28 October 2013
@Observer_Owl , tree fell into my house in abbots Langley this morning http://t.co/M63MyaboX2— @CoralFrancescaa 28 October 2013
“@CassioburyPark: Cedar of Lebanon still standing, but not all trees as lucky cc @Observer_Owl #ukstorm http://t.co/O27iyMgpxl” v sad sight— @CassioWatford 28 October 2013
A map of all the major incidents and fallen trees blocking roads police have been called to this morning.
For more details on the fatal accident in Lower High Street see here.
Police are reporting a man has died after a tree fell on his car in Lower High Street, Watford.
Hertfordshire Constabulary were called 6.50am and a man in his 50s, from Harrow was pronounced dead at the scene.
#AbbeyFlyer Update 3 - @networkrail engineers report overhead wire damage, Watford - St.Albans trains likely to be suspended allday #UKStorm— @LondonMidland 28 October 2013
Fallen tree blocking road on the A41 in the Hunton Bridge area @hertscc are responding— @ThreeRiversDC 28 October 2013
The Evironment Agency has issued a flood alert for the River Colne at Radlett Brook.
@LondonMidland Powerlines & Trees blocking Kings Langley station car park. Time to call Superman http://t.co/5sfacW53I6— @dangeryau 28 October 2013
@Observer_Owl http://t.co/GTjfE2EgP4— @KerryHalward 28 October 2013
@Claire_WatObs tree down. Tesco Watford canal. http://t.co/Bp57j7mqmF— @83aledevans 28 October 2013
Police have had a busy morning. Have been called to reports of fallen trees blocking roads in:
North Hill, Chorleywood
Quickley Lane, Chorleywood
Sarratt Lane, Chandlers Cross
Denham Way, Maple Cross
Grove Mill Lane, Watford
Hempstead Road, Watford
Langley Way, Watford
Long Elms, Abbots Langley
#AbbeyFlyer Update 2 - Lucketts coaches continue to replace train services between #Watford & #StAlbans - #UKStorm.— @LondonMidland 28 October 2013
#AbbeyFlyer Update 1 - Lucketts coaches are now in place in leiu of trains between #Watford & #StAlbans.— @LondonMidland 28 October 2013
A train will head north from #Watford at approx 08:45 to clear stranded customers, this will call all stations to #Northampton #UKStorm.— @LondonMidland 28 October 2013
The Metropolian Line is reporting severe delays to services from Watford and Amersham.
@MyAbbotsNews @Observer_Owl chaos is about to debark ... Junction of Tibbs Hill and Bedmond Road http://t.co/9DDYVKNzlF— @B8NNC 28 October 2013
“@Observer_Owl: RT “tree down hempstead rd watford http://t.co/FQJ7zPeiiO”” @alex_j789— @Nascothornet 28 October 2013
Getting numerous reports on Twitter of roads around the area being blocked by fallen trees and debris.
@Observer_Owl Opposite Francis Combe http://t.co/Bn3lPWn3Hy— @charliewfc 28 October 2013
Road problems at the moment due to the A41 being blocked by a fallen tree south of Kings Langley. Police have closed the exit at the Hunton Bridge Roundabout as a result.
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