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In Pictures: Storm causes havoc in Harrow with fallen trees and severe hail

Harrow experienced significant disruption yesterday due to a mini-storm that resulted in several fallen trees across the area.

The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for strong winds in London, effective until 10pm on 15 April.

One of the incidents occurred in Sudbury Hill near St Dominic’s College, where a fallen tree blocked the road, leading to traffic delays.

In Pictures: Storm causes havoc in Harrow with fallen trees and severe hail Harrow Online
Tree fallen in Hatch End

In Pictures: Storm causes havoc in Harrow with fallen trees and severe hail Harrow Online

Another tree fell near the Uxbridge Road and Headstone Lane roundabout in Hatch End, narrowly missing the main roadway.

In Harrow Weald, a blossomed tree toppled over near the junction of High Road and Risinghome Road, forcing cars to divert around it.

In Pictures: Storm causes havoc in Harrow with fallen trees and severe hail Harrow Online
Tree in Harrow Weald. Image: @twendewithme

Nearby, in the borough of Brent, a more severe incident took place as a tree collapsed onto a car on Preston Road in Wembley, resulting in one person being taken to hospital.

The condition of the individual is currently unknown, and Carlton Avenue was closed while emergency services managed the scene.

In Pictures: Storm causes havoc in Harrow with fallen trees and severe hail Harrow Online
Preston Road yesterday afternoon. Image: Jo Hal

Local residents have been actively reporting damage, with one Harrow resident sending images to Harrow Online of her car pinned under a tree.

In Pictures: Storm causes havoc in Harrow with fallen trees and severe hail Harrow Online

Severe hail was also reported, with footage of the hailstorm in Long Elmes being shared on our Facebook page.

The community is advised to stay updated on weather alerts and road closures as cleanup efforts continue.

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