Shocking photos and video footage show a huge wall of scaffolding collapsing in Greenwich as Storm Henk hits London.

The photo, shared on X, shows around six storeys of scaffolding collapsing on the ground on Creek Road after strong winds have overtaken the city today (Tuesday, January 2).

Police can be seen on the ground dealing with the incident.

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A video shared by the same X user shows a queue of cars coming to a standstill as the scaffolding falls into Creek Road.

There is a police car visible next to it to deal with the incident.

An X user tweeted about the chaos with their video, saying: “Storm Henk causing chaos in Greenwich.

“This is the building that burned down in 2022.

“Creek Road is cursed.”

The News Shopper has contacted the Metropolitan Police and London Fire Brigade for more information.

Amber and yellow weather warnings for wind were issued across south London today.

Storm Henk hit the UK this morning, first hitting southwestern parts of the country and gradually working its way northwards towards the evening.

The Met Office has issued multiple weather warnings for the south east London area as a result of the low pressure from Storm Henk, which is predicted to bring strong winds throughout the day.

News Shopper: Scaffolding collapses in GreenwichScaffolding collapses in Greenwich (Image: @Catherinejw_ on X)

An amber weather waning for wind has been issued today affecting large parts of Greater London, including Bexleyheath, Greenwich, Lewisham, North Bromley, Brixton, Battersea, Wandsworth and Richmond.

The warning will be in place until 8pm this evening.

A yellow weather warning for wind has also been issued across large parts of London and Greater London from 8am today until 9pm this evening.

The Met Office has predicted that some inland areas could face winds of up to 40 to 50 miles per hour, with some areas potentially facing wind gusts of up to 70 miles per hour.

Today’s windy weather is also likely to be accompanied by outbreaks of heavy rain, which may affect visibility on the roads.

In south London, the weather is predicted to begin with outbreaks of heavy rain throughout the morning.

Towards the afternoon the rain is predicted to move away, leading to clearer spells with the chance of odd shower in some areas.

The weather is predicted to become increasingly windy towards the afternoon, easing towards the evening but remaining “fairly strong.”