Storm uproots trees; Steam Packet to sail later tonight; Flights delayed and cancelled

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The storm has uprooted dozens of trees and left the Steam Packet’s Ben-my-Chree sheltering in port.

Police and the Department of Infrastructure are dealing with blocked roads throughout the island.

Mooragh Promenade, Ramsey

Mooragh Promenade, Ramsey

The wind was so strong that a van was blown over on Mooragh Promenade, Ramsey. A reader sent in a photo of it.

Among the roads affected this morning were:

Clenagh Road, Sulby

Mount Rule Road, Douglas

Main Road, Foxdale

Foxdale Road, Eairy

Captain’s Hill, Laxey

Jurby East Road, Ramsey

Patrick Road, St John’s

Whitebridge Road, Onchan

Foxdale Road near to Silverdale

Ballagawne Road, Colby

Hoardings blocking the road on Douglas Head

Cronk y Berry, Douglas (road passable with care)

Port Soderick by railway bridge (road passable with care)

Stoney Road, Douglas (road passable with care)

Old Castletown Road near to Nunnery (road passable with care)...

Collooneys Lane, Cooil (road passable with care)

Dhoor, Regaby (road passable with care)

Slates blew off properties in Mona Street, Peel

Last night’s Ben-my-Chree sailing from Douglas to Heysham and the return early this morning were cancelled.

Tonight’s sailing will leave Douglas at 9pm, rather than the scheduled 7.45pm.

For the latest from the Steam Packet click here.

Many flights to and from the island have been delayed or cancelled.

For the latest information from Ronaldsway about departures click here.

For the latest information from Ronaldsway about arrivals click here.

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