St Jude's Storm is currently raging in southern England and Northern France.
Some of the strongest winds at 5GMT were:
113kph on the Isle of Wight and 115kph on the Normandy Peninsula
The storm is now creeping eastwards.
Some of the strongest of the winds will be on the coasts near Dover and Calais between 7 and 9 GMT
30,000 homes are without power in northern France.
The storm is called the St Jude's storm because today is the feast day of St Jude, the patron saint of lost causes.
A gust of wind of 159kph (99mph) was reported in the last hour on the Isle of Wight.
Many trees down from the southern parts of the Midlands southwards. A number of roads are blocked.
No overground trains will be running in London until 9am
Over 40,000 people are without power in southeast England.
The winds are now picking up in western Belgium, with a gust of 96kph reported in the last hour.
Energy Networks Association says up to 220,000 households are without power in southern England
A wind of 92kph has been reported in the last hour in Norwich
A wind of 98kph has been reported in the last hour in Ostend, Belgium
The storm in NW Europe has now claimed the lives of 2 people. One more boy is still missing after being swept out to sea.
I would not like to be on one of those...
Two ferries carrying more than 450 passengers are stranded in churning seas off Dover after the massive storm shut down the British port.
Nearly 300,000 people are without power in France and England thanks to the storm.
One lady is reported to have been killed by the storm in Amsterdam.