The roof of the o2 Arena has been destroyed by the storm. Credit: PA Wire/PA Images

At a Glance...


  • Red warnings have been issued across London, the South East and parts of the east of England from 10:00 until 15:00, with people being urged to stay at home.
  • A second emergency Cobra meeting is set to take place this afternoon to discuss the government’s storm response.
  • Winds of up to 122mph have been recorded on the Isle of White.
  • A man has died and a woman has suffered severe head injuries as a result of the storm.