Storm Ali: Queensferry Crossing shuts to high-sided vehicles for first time ever

The Queensferry Crossing
The Queensferry Crossing
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The Queensferry Crossing has closed to all high-sided vehicles for the first time due to the severe weather.

It comes as Storm Ali makes its way across Scotland today.

A Tweet from the official Forth Bridges Twitter account within the last half hour reads: "Queensferry Crossing is now closed to high sided vehicles following wind gusts of 77mph."

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Double decker buses are among the vehicles not able to cross over the bridge.

The Forth Road Bridge has been closed to all vehicles due to the high winds.