RESIDENTS across Winchester woke up this morning to the aftermath of heavy rainfall that swept the county overnight.

Drivers are facing closed roads and Hampshire Highways crews have been dealing with flooding and debris.

Bus services are currently disrupted in Sparsholt as Woodman Lane, near The Plough Inn, is blocked in both directions due to a fallen tree.

Stagecoach Tweeted this morning: “Due to the fallen tree between The Plough public house and Sparsholt turning, all services will divert to and from Sparsholt village using Westley Lane and NOT serve Sparsholt village stores stop. Customers can catch the bus opposite Sparsholt Church."

Earlier a tree fell on the A334 Wickham Road blocking both directions. The tree has now been cleared.

Hampshire Highways has reported that it has had crews out all night dealing with the impacts of the heavy rainfall including flooding and clearing tree and hedge debris from the roads.

Crews are still said to be working to clear the A272 Andover Rd Worthy Down, A334 Curdridge, A31 junction Pollards Moor Rd Copythorne and Mill Court Lane, Upper Froyle.

Yesterday evening Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service said they received over 120 calls, mostly due to weather.