TREES are falling down as strong winds batter Somerset.

Storm Atiyah has brought gusts of wind around 70mph to much of the South West this morning (December 9).

The storm has caused some damage around the county, including fallen trees.

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Somerset County Council, the authority responsible for maintaining the 6,500kms of road network around the county, shared photos of a tree fallen in Taunton.

To report an urgent problem on a highway, call the council on 0300 123 2224, or report it online by clicking here.

Trains are also being impacted by the strong winds. 

Journeys between Taunton and Plymouth are being delayed as trees are blocking the lines. 

Do you know of any other fallen trees causing problems around the county this morning following Storm Atiyah? Let us know by sending us information and photos.