Image copyright @saudi89 Image caption The roof is strewn across the high street in Slough A large section of a roof was blown off a block of flats in Slough as Storm Brendan hit the town.The roof is strewn across the high street and people have been warned to avoid the area.The road is closed…

Roof collapse in Slough

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The roof is strewn all the map via the excessive avenue in Slough

A gorgeous piece of a roof became blown off a block of residences in Slough as Storm Brendan hit town.

The roof is strewn all the map via the excessive avenue and of us had been warned to steer clear of the rental.

The road is closed and emergency companies and products are on the scene, even though Thames Valley Police mentioned no-one became believed to be injured.

The UK has seen gusts of extra than 80mph, with the Met Exertion of work issuing a host of climate warnings.

A taxi driver mentioned his automobile became only metres away from being hit by the falling roof when he became riding along the excessive avenue.

Haris Baig, 30, from Slough, mentioned: “Initially I thought it became scaffolding, however then I realised your total roof had attain down.

“There became a big quantity of noise.

“I became about 15 metres away and slammed on my brakes. I got out to scrutinize if everybody became alright.

“That became my first reaction, however on the identical time I became pondering is this even catch?”

“It became a catastrophe. It became a miracle no-one became killed,” he added.

‘Supporting residents’

Housing provider Paradigm mentioned it became “conscious of an incident” affecting one of its properties, and that crew were “working with the emergency companies and products and supporting residents”.

Slough MP Tan Dhesi called it a “major incident” and asked of us to “quit away”.

Slough Borough Council mentioned it had specialist officers on the scene and that there became heavy congestion in the rental.

A spokesman for Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Provider mentioned three fireplace engines were on the scene and that it became not “not conscious of any individual trapped” underneath the roof.

“The roof has attain off in the wind. The contemporary peril is trying to make the scene catch,” he mentioned.

He added that the fireplace provider became not “100% decided” if any individual became collected in the damaged building.

In a observation on Twitter, Thames Valley Police mentioned officers did not catch any individual had been seriously injured and thanked those affected for his or her persistence.

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