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UK News Storm Ciara: 58-year-old man dies after tree toppled onto his car on A33 in Hampshire

15:16  10 february  2020
15:16  10 february  2020 Source:   inews.co.uk

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

  Storm Ciara: Three injured as part of pub roof collapses in Perth Three people were injured after a pub roof partially collapsed as Storm Ciara swept across Scotland © 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.

The 58 - year - old was pronounced dead at the scene near Micheldever, Hampshire , on Sunday. He was driving his Mercedes from Winchester to Micheldever when the tree fell just before 16:00 GMT, Hampshire Constabulary added. The A 33 was closed for several hours while emergency services

The 58 - year - old was driving from Winchester to his home in Micheldever, Hants , when the tree came down. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. A Hampshire Police spokesman said today: 'We are investigating after a tree fell onto a car on the A 33 during the storm on Sunday (February 9) and

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A 58-year-old man has been killed after a tree fell on to his car as the powerful Storm Ciara battered the UK on Sunday.

The driver, from Micheldever in Hampshire, was pronounced dead at the scene on the A33 just before 4pm. He had been travelling from Winchester to Micheldever when the tree toppled onto his Mercedes.

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"His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers," said Hampshire Police.

Storm Ciara has caused widespread disruption (Photo: AFP/Getty)

Storm Ciara brings disruption

Storm Ciara brought disruption to much of the UK over the weekend, with wind gusts of more than 90 miles per hour and heavy rain which led to flooding. More than 20,000 homes spent the night without power.

Storm Ciara: 58-year-old British man killed after car crushed by falling tree

  Storm Ciara: 58-year-old British man killed after car crushed by falling tree A driver was killed after a tree fell on to his car as the fierce winds of Storm Ciara battered the UK. © Provided by The Scotsman The 58-year-old man, from Micheldever, in Hampshire, was pronounced dead at the scene on the A33 after the tree toppled as he was driving his Mercedes from Winchester to Micheldever just before 4pm on Sunday.A Hampshire Police statement said: "His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

ANDERSON - And Upstate man died after his car hit a tree that fell on a road as rains from the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida moved through Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore said Stancil's car ran beneath the tree , shearing the roof from the car . Shore says Stancil died at the scene from a

In South Carolina, one unidentified driver died when a tree toppled onto his car in York County, according to And in Tennessee, 36- year - old teacher Brooke Sampson was killed d and four people were injured when a rain-soaked tree fell on a van carrying Sevierville city employees, officials said.

The unsettled weather has continued on Monday with meteorologists issuing weather warnings for wind, snow and ice across large parts of the country.

"A spell of very strong winds," with gusts of 60-70mph, is expected across southern England on Monday, said the Met Office. This could lead to delays for road, rail, air and ferry transport.

A yellow warning for heavy snow and strong winds is in place for Northern Ireland and most of Scotland and a yellow warning of snow and ice is in force for north west England throughout Monday and Tuesday. And a yellow warning for wind in the south is in place between 10am and 5pm on Monday.

Blizzards

Some areas could see blizzards and a build-up of up to 20cm of snow, according to forecasters.

There were also 107 flood warnings and 2252 flood alerts in place across the country as of 11am on Monday.

Yellow warnings for snow and ice have been issued for Northern Ireland, most of Scotland and north west England on Wednesday.

Weather will stay 'unsettled'

Met Office meteorologist Alex Burkill said: "While Storm Ciara is clearing away, that doesn't mean we're entering a quieter period of weather.

"It's going to stay very unsettled.

"We have got colder air coming through the UK and will be feeling a real drop in temperatures, with an increased risk of snow in northern parts of the UK and likely in Scotland.

"There could be up to 20cm on Monday and Tuesday and with strong winds, blizzards aren't out of the question."

Additional reporting by PA

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