Storm Ali: Strong winds blow roof off house in Sheffield

A roof has blown off a house in Middle Hay Place, Gleadless.
A roof has blown off a house in Middle Hay Place, Gleadless.

This is the scene on one Sheffield street today after galeforce winds rip the roof of a family home.

The damage was caused to the house on Middle Hay Place in Gleadless earlier today.

A roof has blown off a house in Middle Hay Place, Gleadless.

A roof has blown off a house in Middle Hay Place, Gleadless.

According to reports, the house is occupied by a woman and her young children but nobody was injured during the incident.

Gleadless Road also remains blocked off for motorists travelling towards Gleadless Townend due to a fallen tree.

Weather warnings issued by the Met Office remain in place for strong winds, caused by Storm Ali– the first named storm of the season.