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Motorists urged to only make essential journeys

Fri, 04 Dec 2015

This bus in Laxey ended up in the river after the bridge collapsed yesterday - photo by Matt Tyrer
This bus in Laxey ended up in the river after the bridge collapsed yesterday - photo by Matt Tyrer

Structural damage and flooding are likely as the Island is battered by storm force winds.

A red weather warning has been issued with severe gales and heavy rain expected to last until Sunday.

Gusts of up to 85 miles per hour are expected to cause disruption to travel as well as damage to trees and some buildings.

Emergency services are advising people not to travel unless it’s urgent.

Sergeant Gavin Callow says motorists also need to take note of road closures:
 

 

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