Local storm updates – post will be updated regularly

Take care folks, it’s windy!



Also a tree down causing delays at Norton Village end of Walsall Road.

Also storm damage at Aldridge:

Tree blown into house at Pear Tree Lane, Brownhills West – report from Walsall Advertiser here.

Lady dies in Wolverhampton city centre after being hit with wind-borne debris – statement from West Midlands Ambulance Service:

Woman dies after debris falls

February 23, 2017 by officialwmas

Thursday 23rd February 2017 – 1.00pm – Murray MacGregor.

A woman has died after a piece of debris fell onto the street in Wolverhampton.
West Midlands Ambulance Service received no fewer than 15 999 emergency calls at 11.43am this morning Thursday to Dudley Street outside Starbucks.

Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and the critical care paramedics from the Midlands Air Ambulance in Staffordshire, who responded on a rapid response vehicle, were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews found a woman who had suffered very serious head injuries.\

“Sadly, it quickly became apparent that there was nothing that could be done to save her and she was confirmed dead at the scene.”


1:20pm: Steve from Twente Express says ‘also coppice lane leading to industrial estate tree down by old bridge’ – cheers Steve

1:35pm: Buses back to normal on The Parade – thanks to the crews from Walsall Council clearing that up

2:35pm: Worrying incident in Blakenall:

3:40pm: Summary of regional road closures here at the Birmingham Mail.

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5 Responses to Local storm updates – post will be updated regularly

  1. steven guest says:

    also coppice lane leading to industrial estate tree down by old bridge

  2. Edwina. says:

    Also big tree downed in Anglesey road, bringing down telephone lines. Local hero Dave, cut down and cleared offending tree.

  3. john webster says:

    anyone know what is happening at the old terrace resteraunt on the a5…. lots of activity there..

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