UK News Storm Ciara: Three injured as part of pub roof collapses in Perth

15:45  09 february  2020
15:45  09 february  2020 Source:   scotsman.com

Storm Ciara to batter UK with 80mph winds and coastal flooding

  Storm Ciara to batter UK with 80mph winds and coastal flooding Winds of up to 80mph are set to batter parts of the UK as Storm Ciara arrives this weekend, causing travel disruption and loss of power. © Other Storm Ciara will barge through the UK this weekend. Pic: Met Office The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for wind covering the whole country on Saturday and Sunday, with the third named storm of the season threatening to be the biggest yet.

Three people have been injured after part of a pub roof collapsed in Perth as Storm Ciara swept into Scotland. Emergency services were called to the scene in St John Street on Saturday evening as strong winds and heavy rain battered the country. In Aberdeenshire a coach overturned in severe

Three people were injured after part of a pub roof collapsed as Storm Chiara swept across the country.Emergency services were called to the scene In a post on Facebook, staff at The Venue said: “Unluckily tonight our neighbouring building’s chimney breast fell through our roof causing the roof to

Three people were injured after a pub roof partially collapsed as Storm Ciara swept across Scotland

a store front at day © Provided by The Scotsman

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) said three people required medical attention after a chimney breast fell onto the roof of The Venue pub on St John's Street in Perth.

In statement the SFRS said: “We were alerted at 7.25pm on Saturday, February 8, to reports of a structural collapse on St John Street, Perth.

READ MORE: Storm Ciara LIVE: Power cuts, flood alerts and latest weather updates in Scotland“Operations control mobilised two appliances and a height vehicle to the scene, where the chimney of a tenement building had collapsed.

“Three casualties were handed into the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service.”

Storm Ciara continues to batter Scotland, with heavy rain and severe gales disrupting flights, trains and ferries.

Insurer sees 285% surge in calls and claims following storm damage .
Aviva has seen an increase of around 285% in telephone calls and claims, in comparison with January.Aviva said areas which have been particularly badly affected include Nottingham, Birmingham, Norwich, Sheffield and Bradford.

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