Storm Evert: Worthing and Shoreham rubbish tips close and road blocked due to fallen tree

Strong winds this afternoon have caused Worthing and Shoreham’s rubbish tips to shut.

Friday, 30th July 2021, 4:20 pm
Updated Friday, 30th July 2021, 4:22 pm

West Sussex County Council confirmed on Twitter that both tips had been closed due to high winds on site.

A spokesman added: “Customers who have a booking are advised to rebook or to use a non-booking site.

“If the wind eases this site may reopen later.

“We will release more information as it becomes available.

“We apologise to residents for any inconvenience caused.”

A yellow weather warning is currently in place as Storm Evert batters the county.

Rugby Road in Worthing is currently closed due to a fallen tree. According to traffic reports, the road is taped off due to the tree, which fell across the pavement.

Rugby Road in Worthing is currently closed due to a fallen tree

More travel disruption is expected as winds up to 49mph are forecast until 6pm.