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Storm uproots tree on busy main road in Burnley

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Storm Ali hit Burnley this afternoon and uprooted a tree on a busy main road.

Gusts upended the large tree in Rossendale Road, partially falling into the road and causing motorists to drive around it.

The tree in Rossendale Road

The tree in Rossendale Road

Storm Ali is the UK's first named storm of the season.

An amber warning, meaning "be prepared", is in place for Northern Ireland, Scotland and northern England.

The tree

The tree