Two major storms hit Nottingham causing significant damages to public life and infrastructure.

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service had a “large number of calls” due to the storms and have said that “luckily” there were no major incidents or casualties.

According to Damien West, area manager of Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service, most of the damage included chimney pots and roofs collapsing as a result of trees falling on houses. There were also reports of trampolines hitting houses and loose furniture from gardens.

Audio: Damien West, area manager for Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service, speaking  about the damage

The MET office issued a yellow weather warning for wind in Nottingham. The warning was issued at midday on 20 February and lasted until 1pm on 21 February. The wind reached speeds of up to 53mph over the two days.

Storm Eunice caused falling trees and flooding. Storm Franklin took over and continued to damage the county in the same way.

Mr West stated that any damage caused by Storm Eunice had been “made worse by Storm Franklin”.

People took to Twitter to share the destruction of their land and property caused by Storm Franklin.

According to the government website Storm Franklin caused flooding across Nottingham which led to disruption to public life.

There were major public transport issues due to flooding, with the Queen’s Drive park and ride closing for the day on 21 February and train operators urging passengers to delay  travelling.