UPDATE: Log of fallen trees and flooding around Stevenage, Hitchin and Letchworth

A fallen tree at Willian Pond, Willian. Credit: Alan Millard

A fallen tree at Willian Pond, Willian. Credit: Alan Millard - Credit: Archant

There have been more than 20 storm-related incidents reported to the police this morning (Monday).

A fallen tree in The Avenue, Hitchin. Credit: Joe Amos via www.iwitness24.co.uk

A fallen tree in The Avenue, Hitchin. Credit: Joe Amos via www.iwitness24.co.uk - Credit: citizenside.com

A police spokesman said: “As a result of the weather conditions we’ve received a high number of calls and we’re asking people to take extra care, particularly when driving. We are advising people to dial 999 only in an emergency and the police 101 number when it is not an emergency.”

See below for a full list of reported incidents.


2.59am: Flooding in London Road, Stevenage, near B&Q

3.15am: Flooding in Broadwater Lane, Aston

6.15am: Two large trees blocking Deards End Lane, Knebworth

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7.23am: Telephone lines taken out with a tree blocking A602 near to The Three Horseshoes pub, heading towards Stevenage

7.36am: Tree hits car in Park Lane, Knebworth. No injuries

7.58am: Tree down in Walkern Road, Stevenage, near to Almond Lane Cemetery. Cleared by 8.29am


2.40am: Flooding on the A505 Cambridge Road, Hitchin, at the junction with Willian Road

4:04am: Tree partially blocking Stormont Road, Hitchin. Officers dragged the tree off the road

6.28am: Tree blocking Shillington Road, Pirton

6.29am: Tree fallen in Bedford Road, Hitchin, near Turnpike Lane

7.05am: Tree hits car in London Road, Langley. No injuries

7.44am: Tree fallen in Cambridge Road, Hitchin, near to Harkness Road

8.16am: Trees down in Arch Road, Great Wymondley

8.16am: Two trees fallen on A600 Bedford Road between Ickleford and Lower Stondon

8.54am: Fallen tree in West Street, Lilley

9.11am: Three trees down in Bedford Road, Hitchin, partially blocking the road

Letchworth GC and Baldock:

5.04am: Tree blocking Kitts Lane in Wallington

7.15am: Tree down in Redhoods Way West, Letchworth GC

7.16am: Two trees fallen on the A507 Clothall Road between Baldock and Cottered. Cleared by police officers and members of the public by 9am

7.26am: Tree blocking Baldock Road, Letchworth GC, near to Dunhams Road. Cleared by a member of the public with a chainsaw

7.26am: Two trees fallen in Icknield Way, Letchworth GC

7.26am: Trees down and one lane blocked on A505 between Baldock and Royston. Cleared by 7.40am

8.09am: One lane blocked in London Road, Baldock, near to The George IV pub, due to a fallen tree. Cleared 8.46am

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