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Trees felled as storm batters Hampshire
HIGH winds have knocked down trees and left homes without power this morning.
Hampshire Constabulary has warned motorists to exercise caution when making journeys this morning as the final remnants of the storm passes through Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
The Met Office said a gust of 99mph was recorded off the Isle of Wight during the storm, although Basingstoke seems to have escaped the worst of the weather.
A tree fell on a moving car in Little London Road, between Silchester and Little London. No injuries were reported. Another tree fell in Buckskin Lane, Buckskin, near the Co-op store.
Other disruption included a traffic light failure on the Black Dam roundabout, a power cut affecting homes in Hartley Wintney, and downed trees on the B3400 near Overton.
South West Trains is running a reduced service while engineers from Network Rail assess any damage to the railways.
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