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Just when you thought it was over Storm Dennis to hit Crawley this weekend



Image: Met office

Just as the fallen trees are finally taken away and the loose bins and garden furniture is returned to its originally positions another storm is set to arrive at the weekend but this time it is bringing a lot more rain.

Storm Dennis has just been named and it looks to be bringing with it more wind and a great deal of rain this time. The Met office has issued yellow warnings for both wind and rain.

BREAKING NEWS: Met office raises warning to Amber for Crawley as Storm Dennis approaches

Set to hit around lunchtime on Saturday 15 Feb and to last 24hrs the storm is already expected to cause disruption across most of the UK.

But whilst most of the UK will be affected by the high winds, those in the south and in particular in Crawley are two be hit by not just the high winds but heavy rain that could cause more flooding than Ciara caused.

During Storm Ciara there were nearly 150 emergencies in just 24hours with roads closed across the county as trees fell and flooding stranded drivers.

Flights at Gatwick were affected and trains had issues on the lines.

Now it looks that for the second weekend in a row a storm will wreak havoc on the town.


Can you help identify this man after an assault behind KFC left man with fractured eye socket and broken nose



Do you recognise this man?

Police would like to speak to him in relation to an assault on a man in Crawley.

Officers were called on Monday, May 18 to a report of an altercation in the car park behind KFC in High Street around 7pm.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment, where it was confirmed he’d suffered a broken nose and a fractured eye socket.

Police believe the man pictured could help with their enquiries.

He is thought to be a delivery driver and was wearing a dark coloured motorcycle jacket and carrying a motorcycle helmet.

Anyone who recognises him, or who witnessed the incident and has any information that could help police with their investigation, is asked to make contact online or by calling 101 quoting serial 1305 of 18/05.

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