South Wales Fire and Rescue teams had to cordon off John St , Penarth today after a gust from “Storm Doris” stripped a dormer window and part of the roof from a terraced house – just after lunchtime today.
Penarth fire-fighters brought in a hydraulic platform to enable them to reach a 12 foot long section of roof which was deemed to be a “dangerous structure” and had to be removed for public safety.
No one is reported to have been injured in the incident but people are being kept away from the area because of the danger of flying debris.
Elsewhere in Penarth tree branches were brought down and signs dislodged
In Albert Road the gusts of wind were so strong it understood that a pedestrian was blown over – but was unhurt . No further details of this incident are yet available .