Storm Ali brings down Derbyshire trees and blocks roads

Storm Ali has taken down trees in Derbyshire - and police are asking people to "drive to the conditions and get home safely."

Wednesday, 19th September 2018, 5:05 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th September 2018, 5:07 pm
PCSO Anthony Boswell shared this image.

Derbyshire County Council has received several reports of trees falling in the county.

A council spokesman said: "Please take care on the roads this afternoon - we've reports of trees down across the county.

"We're dealing with them as quickly as we can."

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Officers across Derbyshire are also assisting with incident as Storm Ali crosses the UK.

PCSO Anthony Boswell who is part of the Hathersage Safer Neighbourhood Team Tweeted an image of a fallen tree blocking a road.

The tree is on the A623, Stoney Middleton and closed the road in both directions.

PCSO Anthony Boswell shared this image.