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UPDATE: Weather conditions wreak havoc around North Norfolk

PUBLISHED: 14:01 29 October 2012 | UPDATED: 10:19 31 October 2012

Tree fallen onto cars in Blakeney Hotel car park. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Tree fallen onto cars in Blakeney Hotel car park. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

© ARCHANT NORFOLK 2012

Ferocious weather conditions over the weekend caused an Halloween event to be cancelled and damage to cars in a hotel car park.

On Saturday morning the high winds caused part of a tree to fall onto customers cars parked in the Blakeney Hotel car park.

The large section of branch smashed the rear windscreen of a white VW Golf and badly damaged another vehicle parked outside the hotel, situated in The Quay. No one was injured and the area was cordoned off.

A spokeswoman for the hotel said today : “The tree has been removed and the area cordoned off.” She said there was now a full assessment being made on the other trees.

There are also no plans to reschedule a a Halloween trail event in Cromer run by the organisers of the town’s carnival, which was cancelled at the weekend because of high winds and rough seas.

The event was scheduled to start on the pier forecourt at 4.30pm on Saturday.


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