Fallen tree strewn across Letchworth road

A tree has fallen down in Ridge Avenue, Letchworth, causing damage to a car. Picture: Paul Ross

A tree has fallen down in Ridge Avenue, Letchworth, causing damage to a car. Picture: Paul Ross - Credit: Archant

A tree has been blown down by strong winds and blocked a road in Letchworth.

Police were called at 1.55pm to Ridge Avenue, where the tree had been knocked down, causing damage to a car.

The tree was moved by officers.

A yellow weather warning for wind will be in place between 6pm tomorrow and 9am on Friday, affecting North Herts and Stevenage.

The Met Office website says there is a slight chance of some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs, and falling trees and branches.