Four people have been killed in Hurricane Younis, which hit Britain at 122 mph today.
In Wexford, Ireland, a man was killed while removing debris in the 60’s, while a 30-year-old woman died. London
A 30-year-old man has died in Alton, Hampshire, and a man has been killed in a car crash in Merseyside.
The woman was killed while riding in a car on Mussol Hill Road, Harange, when she was fatally injured just after 4 p.m.
The driver – a 30-year-old man – has been taken to hospital. His condition is not considered fatal.
A Met police official said: “Officers believe they know the woman’s identity and her family has been notified.
“They will have the help of expert officers.”
A man died in the 1950s in Mercedes, Nederton, when wreckage hit the windscreen of a car he was traveling in.
Another tragedy occurred just before noon in Market Town Alton.
A tree – considered to be at least 10 feet high – fell on Old Odeham Road, a large residential street with speed bumps and a speed limit of 30 miles per hour.
One person was killed and another was seriously injured. Both were traveling in a Mercedes Benz sprinter.
Eyewitnesses say a white sheet was left on the badly damaged vehicle.
A fire engine, two police cars and a JCB dagger remained at the scene till noon.
Emergency workers were seen wearing blood-stained clothes as they worked to rescue the injured.
A spokesman for the Hampshire Constabulary said: “We are responding to a serious single-vehicle collision on Old Odeham Road, Alton, which occurred just before noon today.
“The road is closed while the emergency services are present.
“If you have to travel, please find an alternative route as long as we attend this event.”
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The first accident happened in Ireland when he was working with a colleague at Balithomas this morning.
A spokesman for the council said: “It is with deep sadness and regret that Wexford County Council confirms that one of our employees was fatally injured in a workplace accident earlier today.
The accident happened as the employee was walking to the scene of a fallen tree in the North Wexford area.
The employee’s family, N. Garda Seuchna and the Health and Safety Authority have been notified.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the employee’s family, co-workers and friends in this difficult time.”
Police confirmed that the man was pronounced dead at the scene and that an autopsy would be performed in due course.
Elsewhere, three people were taken to hospital – one seriously injured – after a tree fell on a car in Wiltshire, while two others were injured when a balcony collapsed in London.
Severe weather conditions have triggered two rare red weather warnings, meaning “life threatening.”
According to the Met Office, today’s storm is the highest recorded in England.
Roads across the country are closed after trees fell on carriageways.
Airports have canceled hundreds of flights and Port of Dover has been temporarily closed due to inclement weather.
The Southwestern Railway said at least 30 fallen trees were blocking major routes and that all services had been suspended until this evening.
Six other operators also canceled all trains until further notice, including C2C, Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railways, Greater Anglia, South Eastern and Transport for Vales.
Both the red warnings, which were in force in southern England and Wales, are now gone, meaning the possible strong winds are gone.
This is the first time such a warning has been covered in London.
In Croydon, stunning footage shows pedestrians kicking their feet.
Part of the O2 roof was also cracked, with staff warning that the venue could be closed for months.
Winds of 122 miles per hour were recorded this morning in the most affected region – the Isle of Wight.
The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued.
Meanwhile, a major incident has been announced in Suffolk, with 55,000 homes, farms and businesses in Ireland facing blackouts this morning and another 85,000 homes in England and Wales being plunged into darkness.
And more than 100 people were stranded on a ferry off the coast of Portsmouth.
About 90 passengers and 13 crew members aboard the Whitelink ferry, which had to anchor amid dangerous conditions.
An amber warning lasts until 9 p.m.
The yellow warning for snow and ice in Scotland, Northern Ireland and the north of England will expire later this evening.
More yellow warnings for snow, wind and rain have been issued for weekends and Mondays.
Houses in the south will face fighting again tomorrow.
Wind speeds of up to 50 miles per hour are expected along the Bristol Channel and the south coast of England.