WILD WEATHER: Violent gusts rip up tree outside Crooked Spire

Picture taken by Leza-Anne Green, submitted by Jemma Cotterill-Cuff.

Picture taken by Leza-Anne Green, submitted by Jemma Cotterill-Cuff.

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Violent gusts are tonight battering Derbyshire – even pulling up a huge tree outside Chesterfield’s landmark Crooked Spire.

Emergency services across the county are urging residents to stay indoors and not to travel unless absolutely necessary in the extreme weather.

Picture by Karen Mason.
Picture by Karen Mason.

A spokesman for Derbyshire fire service said: “Our control room is handling numerous calls of dangerous structures and fallen trees.

 

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