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Power supplies disrupted as flood alerts remain in wake of Storm Dudley



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It's been a busy night for emergency teams as Storm Dudley brought disruption to parts of West Norfolk.

Electrical engineers dealt with 17 separate outages across the area overnight as gales, with gusts of up to 65 miles per hour, hit the area.

And police warned drivers to take care on the roads, amid reports of fallen trees and debris on routes across the county.

Engineers have had a busy night dealing with power cuts across West Norfolk as Storm Dudley passed through.
Engineers have had a busy night dealing with power cuts across West Norfolk as Storm Dudley passed through.

Although winds have now started to ease, forecasters are still expecting gusts of up to 40 miles per hour for a time this morning.

Flood alerts remain in place for coastal areas of West Norfolk for overtopping by large waves during the morning high tides.

And the worst of the weather is not over as Storm Eunice is expected to bring further disruption tomorrow.

The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning, covering most of England, effective from 3am to 9pm on Friday because of what they say could be "significant disruption due to extremely strong winds".



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