Bournemouth Echo

Wind batters Dorset: Fallen tree closes A31 and 'unsafe structure' shuts road


LIVE: updates as strong winds hit Dorset

By Sarah Cartlidge

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    ➡️ Strong winds of up to 60mph are set to hit Dorset today
  • ➡️ The A31 is closed in both directions between the A348 (Trickett's Cross) and the A338 (near Ringwood) due to a fallen tree
  • ➡️ Boscombe Undercliff Drive car park has been closed
  • ➡️ The piers have been shut
  • ➡️ There's an "unsafe structure" at Hyde Mews in Christchurch where bricks from a gable have fallen onto a car
  • ➡️ Fire crews are on the scene
  • ➡️ People are being urged to avoid the area
  • ➡️ Send your weather pictures and updates to