Nottingham remains under an amber warning this evening (Feb 18th) as Storm Eunice continues to cause damage and disruption with potential winds of 70mph.
Storm Eunice has formed on the back of Storm Dudley that hit earlier in the week, causing destruction all over the UK.
Warnings and safety information have been issued by numerous services including fire and rescue and travel providers.
Be safe during #StormEunice
🚨Stay indoors as much as possible
🚨Do not go outside to repair damage during the storm
🚨Open internal doors only as needed
🚨Only drive when necessary
🚨Take care when driving on exposed routes, bridges or open roads
Call 999 in an emergency. pic.twitter.com/MtVFIRzSOR
— Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (@nottsfire) February 18, 2022
East Midlands Railway has issued a statement letting customers know that service will be affected today and that their trains will run on a reduced speed and have advised to postpone their trips till tomorrow (Saturday 19th February).
Nottingham City Transport announced at 10:47am that Thorneywood Mount has been closed and that Bus blue 39 are diverting via Mathias Road, Carlton Road and Porchester in both directions.
So far all transport services are still running however the public have been advised to stay in and be safe.
Nottingham City Transport have put out another update at 1:17pm stating that because of a fallen tree Lime 58 is diverting between Arnold and Killisick.
Buses are also using Coppice Road and Beechwood Road in both directions.
As of 2:05pm Nottingham City Transport have announced that buses are back to their normal route.
At 1:30pm the Network Rail East Midlands have reported that they have asked all services on the Midland Mail Line to stay in their stations as they are responding to a number of incidents.
EMR have advised the public not to travel at all today and have expressed that any tickets for today can be used to travel tomorrow, Sunday or Monday and that refunds can be issued for the inconvenience caused.
At 3:06pm the EMR have stated that all trains from Nottingham to London St Pancreas have been suspended
You can claim a refund, or use your tickets to travel tomorrow, Sunday or Monday.
Important Information can be found here: https://t.co/tUOo5D5RMz
— EMR (@EastMidRailway) February 18, 2022
Following safety measures Nottingham City Councillor Zafran Kahn closed multiple attractions, parks and markets.
Nottingham County Council announces that mobile test sites for the asymptomatic have been closed for the day due to the weather picking up.
The Forrest Recreational Ground vaccination site has been closed this afternoon by Nottingham City Council.
Closure of General, Rock and Bashford cemeteries have also been announced by Nottingham City Council.
🚨Vaccination site update 🚨
The Forest Rec vaccination site is closed this afternoon.
All those with booked appointments have been notified and rearranged. #TakeCareNotts
— Nottinghamshire County Council (@NottsCC) February 18, 2022
RiseWise bike workshop at Lenton Abbey Park has been closed today as well as their cycling event at Harvey Hadden being postponed due to weather conditions.