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23/02/2017 - Norwich

Delays on A47 as tree is blown onto dual carriageway

Drivers should expect delays on the A47 after a tree was blown over and landed on the road as Storm Doris moves into Norfolk.

Traffic is building up on the A47 at Easton as a result of the tree falling this morning, with BBC Travel reporting delays of up to 35 minutes.

FirstNorwich bus company has announced its its eastbound X1 service will not serve Hockering due to the delays.

The region could see strong winds of up to 70mph by the afternoon, forecasters have warned.

It has prompted warnings to the public to take care on the roads, and there may be disruption to railway and aeroplane services.

A road traffic collision has also been reported on the junction of Watton Road and Colney Lane, just outside Norwich.