POLICE in Redditch have been called out as the town continues to feel the after-effects following Storm Ciara.

The area has been hit with flooding and severe gales - resulting in a number of problems for local residents, including some UFOs.

Posting on Facebook police said they were called out to help a resident with a uninvited trampoline.

An officer said: "Please remove nets off trampolines in this weather to reduce the chance of UFOs" adding the hastags #windy #safetyfirst.

Nationally 20,000 homes spent the night without power, while flood warnings remain in place across the country.

Flooding and debris continue to cause problems for rail passengers, who are being urged to check their routes.

Yellow weather warnings for snow, ice and wind are also in force for large swathes of the UK.