TRAFFIC is being diverted via Caversham due to a fallen tree on Reading Bridge.

The tree, which has since been cleared, fell through a fence and onto the road, causing queues in the area.

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The news comes amid the ongoing impact of Storm Ciara, which battered parts of the country yesterday (February 9).

Reading Buses posted informed followers on Twitter, saying that thee buses are currently stuck in the area.

A resident also tweeted about the chaos, saying: "A tree has just fallen onto Reading bridge and is causing traffic carnage".

Police were in the area shortly after the tree fell and remain at the scene.