Storm Eunice: Bad weather brings chaos to Cirencester and beyond

Storm Eunice brought chaos to Cirencester and other parts of the Cotswolds on Friday (February 18).

Damage caused by the storm, which was given a rare red weather warning by the Met Office for parts of the UK, included the bringing down of a tree on Cirencester’s Grove Lane.

Local schools were also closed on the day of the storm, including Cirencester Deer Park School and Cirencester Kingshill School.

Power cuts were another issue caused by the bad weather, with outages being reported in Cirencester as well as other local areas, including Nailsworth.

According to Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks, parts of Cirencester were still without power today (February 20).

Looking ahead in terms of weather, a yellow warning for wind has been issued by the Met Office for an area affecting the Cotswolds.

At the time of writing, this had been in place since 12pm today and was set to last until 1pm tomorrow (February 21).

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