VIDEO: Strong winds affecting Boston

Strong winds across the borough today have seen schools and public facilities close, homes without electricity and severe flood warnings issued.

The authorities are even considering evacuating 600 homes across the borough over fears of flooding this evening.

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Across the town, events have been cancelled, Central Park has been closed and 100 homes have been left wihout electricity.

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