Winds gusting up to 60mph battered South Buckinghamshire on Thursday 23rd February 2017.
Rail services to and from London Marylebone were suspended after a tree fell on the line at Gerrards Cross around 3.00pm. The line has since been re-opened however there are delays to services to and from London Marylebone. A fallen tree between Bicester North and Banbury had caused previous delays shortly before midday. The delays were compounded by a precautionary 50mph speed limit which was observed by trains operated by Chiltern Railways between 10.00am and 4.00pm.
Firefighters across Buckinghamshire attended many incidents as a result of the storms.
At 11.35am firefighters were called to the High Street in Marlow to remove a sign which was hanging from a wall in a precarious position. One fire appliance with crew attended the incident from Marlow fire station.
At 12.19pm firefighters were called to Cedars Grange in Farnham Common after a tree fell against a house. One fire appliance with crew attended from Slough fire station as well as an officer. The firefighters made the scene safe.
At 1.18pm firefighters were called to Askett Village Lane, Askett near Princes Risborough after a poly tunnel blew across a paddock near a railway line. The firefighters dismantled the poly tunnel. One fire appliance with crew attended from Aylesbury fire station as well as an officer.
At 1.32pm firefighters were called to Seven Hills Road in Iver Heath after a tree fell on to a power line. One fire appliance with crew attended from Gerrards Cross fire station. The firefighters made the scene safe and left the incident with electricity engineers.
At 2.21pm firefighters were called to Hollow Way Lane in Chesham after a tree fell on a car. The firefighters released an injured woman from the vehicle. One fire appliance with crew attended from Amersham fire station as well as one from High Wycombe fire station. An officer also attended.
At 4.29pm a tree fell on a car at Candlemas Mead in Beaconsfield. One fire appliance with crew attended from Beaconsfield fire station. The firefighters made the scene safe.