Northern Powergrid reported outages for 55,000 customers in north-east England, mainly in Northumberland, County Durham and Tyne and Wear.

Storm Anwen: 11 pictures of the havoc caused in Berwick

Gale-force winds caused widespread damage across the UK last night, not least in Northumberland and parts of Berwick.

Saturday, 27th November 2021, 4:26 pm
Updated Saturday, 27th November 2021, 11:41 pm

A rare red warning for wind was issued by the Met Office yesterday for the north east of England.

Northumberland was also lashed with rain, sleet and snow, and the wild weather is expected to continue until at least Monday. The strongest winds, with gusts of up to 98mph, were recorded at Brizlee Wood.

LNER have advised customers not to travel north of York today or tomorrow, saying they are unable to transport passengers between Newcastle and Edinburgh due to significant damage to the rail network.

If you have pictures of storm damage, email them to [email protected]

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