More than 30 Norfolk schools closed after strong winds leave them without power

PUBLISHED: 08:14 18 January 2018 | UPDATED: 11:35 18 January 2018

Barnham Broom Primary School. Picture: Denise Bradley

Barnham Broom Primary School. Picture: Denise Bradley

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Many Norfolk schools have closed for the day as high winds leave them without power.

More than 30,000 homes are without power and roads are blocked as winds of more than 70mph hit the region.

And with no power, more than 30 schools have decided to shut for the day.

• All Saints Primary, Winfarthing

• Ashill Primary School

• Barnham Broom Primary School

• Brisley Primary School

• Caister Academy

• Dersingham Primary and Nursery School

• Drayton Junior School

• Filby Primary School

• Flegg High School

• Fleggburgh Primary School

• Gayton Primary School

• Great Hockhan Primary School and Nursery

• Great Witchingham Primary Academy

• Gresham School and Nursery

• Hall School

• Hemsby Primary School

• Hempnall Primary School

• Holt Primary School

• Narborough Primary Academy

• North Elmham Primary School

• Preston Primary School

• Rollesby Primary School

• Shelton with Hardwick Community School

• St Augustine’s Primary School

• St Mary’s Community Primary School, Beetley

• St Peter and St Paul Carbrooke Primary Academy

• Stibbard All Saints Primary School

• Swanton Morley Primary School

• Weeting Primary School

• Wicklewood Primary School

• Wimbotsham and Stow Community School

• Winterton Primary School

• Worstead Primary School

• Wreningham Primary School

It was a similar picture in west Suffolk, with several schools in Brandon closed for the day as power cuts hit the town.

MORE: Trains delayed, 32,000 homes without electricity and trees blown over as 70mph gusts hit Norfolk

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