A ROAD outside of Calbourne has been closed this afternoon (Tuesday) after overhanging branches began blocking the road.

Island Roads has announced that it closed Pound Lane at 3.20pm today to begin work clearing away the debris and branches from the road.

The road has been closed in its entirety from its Junction with Yarmouth Road to its Junction with Pump Lane.

Diversions have been placed down Yarmouth Road, Elm Lane and Five Houses Lane.