Tree comes down on car killing driver as storm Ciara strikes

The man is the first victim in the Uk of Storm Ciara, fallen trees also caused massive Rail disruptions

A Mercedes driver has become the first victim of Storm Ciara after he was killed by a falling tree that crashed onto his car roof.

The 58-year-old man was driving from Winchester to his home in Micheldever, Hants when the tree came down during the height of the storm at 4 pm on Sunday.

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It comes as the storm today brings fresh travel chaos, as Britain wakes up to power outages, flooded homes, and cancelled trains.

More chaos is expected in the next 48 hours after winds of up to 100mph grounded hundreds of flights and shut motorways and main roads.


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