Latest updates as Storm Ciara batters Lincolnshire

Storm Ciara has hit Britain with severe amber weather warnings in place across Lincolnshire.

People in the county have reported disruption caused by fallen trees, some planned events have been cancelled and rail travel has been limited.

Forecasters have warned of possible damage to buildings and the chance of power cuts as gusts of up to 80mph hit.

The amber Met Office warning for wind is in place until 9pm on Sunday, February 9.

After this point, a yellow warning remains in place until midnight.

People have been told to expect:

  • Flying debris could lead to Injuries or danger to life
  • Some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs expected
  • Longer journey times and cancellations, as road, rail, air and ferry services affected
  • Some roads and bridges closed
  • Power cuts with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage
  • Injuries and danger to life from large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties

Travel updates

Latest travel updates will be posted below. You can also join our Lincolnite traffic group on Facebook here to keep others informed.


A631 Caenby Corner

A tree is blocking the road after the Caenby Corner roundabout. People are being advised to avoid the area.

There appears to be a second tree blocking the A1631 in a different area.

Photo: Derek Smith


High Street Burgh Le Marsh


Bolton Lane, Ingoldmells


A158, Horncastle

Reader Rob Johnson has informed us there is a tree down on the A158 just outside Horncastle, near Crowders. It’s not clear if the road is passable at this time.


Fillingham Lane to Willingham 


A153 Sleaford Road

This road is closed in both directions from the B6403 Ermine Street to the A607 Honington Road. A roof has blown off and into a tree. The road will remain closed until the tree has been cut down.


A607 Grantham

The road is closed in both directions due to a fallen tree between the B1178 White Lane Harmston and Rectory Road Coleby.


Humber Bridge closed

This is a developing story and will be updated as soon as new information is available. You can help keep others informed by contacting us at [email protected] 

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