A crane has collapsed onto the Cabinet Office as St Jude's winds batter the capital.
Whitehall has been cordoned off between Parliament Square and Horse Guards Avenue, and deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has announced the postponement of today's press conference.
Whitehall sealed off. Blue flashing lights outside Gwydyr. Crane has collapsed onto Cabinet office. pic.twitter.com/kUIQj7VDzJ— David Jones (@DavidJonesMP) October 28, 2013
Today's press conference moved to a day when there isn't a crane on the roof and journalists travelling on the train are able to join us.
— Nick Clegg (@nick_clegg) October 28, 2013
The fallen Downing St crane has now become the latest tourist attraction this morning pic.twitter.com/pTn8FSMgZW— Political Pictures (@PoliticalPics) October 28, 2013
Crane has collapsed onto the Cabinet Office, Whitehall pic.twitter.com/FfwDg3zSMe— Jonathan Foyle (@JonathanFoyle) October 28, 2013
Whitehall has been closed both ways between Parliament Square and Horse Guards Avenue due to a collapsed crane. Expect delays.— TfL Traffic News (@TfLTrafficNews) October 28, 2013