Fire service issues warning after Storm Brendan batters Horsham

The fire service has issued a warning after Horsham was battered by the high winds and heavy rain of Storm Brendan.

In a statement on Twitter Billingshurst Fire Station urged drivers to take care in the ‘very poor’ conditions.

A spokesman added: “After two early morning calls this today, we have seen it for ourselves.

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“Take extra care. Don’t risk driving through flood water. Find an alternative route.”

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Drivers across Horsham have been delayed after several roads were blocked by trees overnight and this morning.

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