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Stormy weather causing problems on Cornwall's roads: Live updates

By DaveCDM  |  Posted: February 12, 2014

Stormy weather causing problems on Cornwall's roads: Live updates
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Torrential rain and strong winds are causing problems for drivers on Cornwall's roads this morning.

A number of fallen trees are blocking roads, and surface water is causing poor visibility in a number of places.

There is major disruption to rail services between Falmouth and Truro due to flooding on the line, while Truro's farmer's market at Lemon Quay has also been cancelled today due to the weather conditions.

The latest incidents reported are:

*A car has become stuck in floodwater between Lostwithiel and Lerryn. Firefighters were called out to remove the vehicle.

*The road leading in to Pentire near Newquay is blocked while fire crews and police deal with temporary traffic lights that have been blown over.

*The A38 is blocked in both directions between Carkeel Roundabout in Saltash and Trerulefoot Roundabout in Trerulefoot, after a serious accident.

*The A393 is reportedly closed between Redruth and Helston due to deep standing water and fallen trees - CLEARED.

*The A38 in Bodmnear has flooding near the Turfdown Road junction.

*The A390 Grenville Road is partially blocked eastbound between the Two Trees Road junction in Lostwithiel and the B3359 junction in East Taphouse, because of a fallen tree.

*A39 in Carnon Downs is partially blocked and between Carnon Downs roundabout and Arch Hill, because of an accident.

*Penwethers Lane in Truro is blocked between the A390 Highertown junction and the turn for Kea junction, because of a fallen tree

*The A30 in Drift near Penzance is blocked by the B3283 junction, because of a fallen tree - NOW CLEARED.

*The A30 has delays on the westbound carriageway in St Columb between Indian Queens and Fraddon Services, because of a broken down horse box.

*There are reports of large amounts of standing water on the A39 at Perranarworthal

*Sandplace Road in Sandplace is closed at the A387 junction, because of fallen power cables and a fallen tree - CLEARED.

*Laity Lane in Carbis Bay blocked after the Trencrom Lane junction, because of fallen power cables and a fallen tree.

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