Storm Malik: Trees Down & Transport Problems

Winds of up to 80mph are expected thanks to Storm Malik, named by the Danish Meteorological Institute

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Galleries Washington Update:

Due to the very high winds, Tim Hortons and the car parks to the front and rear of this unit are closed today.

All other Shopping Centre car parks remain open.

We have been informed that the Retail Park car park is also closed.

If you are out today or need to visit, please do take care and we advise that you contact stores in advance to check their opening times as these are subject to change.

Credit: Galleries Washington

Gentoo Housing Group say ’it is not safe to be outside. We recommend you stay home until the bad weather calms’.

Northern Powergrid Update:

Latest from Northumbria Police on Storm Malik:

Tyne Tunnel Update:

Fallen Tree Updates:

Whickham Highway. Credit: Jessica Marie Hall
Bolbeck Road, near Fenham Hall Drive. Credit: Alan Hodgkinson

Metrocentre Bus Station is closed due to storm damage.

Metro Updates

Update from Tyne & Wear Fire & Rescue

Disruption to rail services, say LNER

Please check with your rail provider via their website and social media pages before travelling for updates.

Storm Malik: Trees Down & Transport Problems

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