A rare danger to life weather warning which was issued to the UK has now expired.
A amber and yellow weather warning remains in place across the UK for today.
Storm Arwen has battered parts of the UK with gusts of almost 100mph hitting some areas.
A caravan park in Hartlepool has suffered some of the worst damage it has seen in years. The Caravan Park is currently being evacuated.
Crimdon Dene Caravan park has suffered some damage. We are being told this is the worst the park has ever suffered due to wind and some caravans are starting to slip away #StormArwen pic.twitter.com/LZYvCmqPnD— Trevor Sherwood (@TrevSherwoodPH) November 27, 2021
Two people have died by falling trees amid Storm Arwen, which has lashed some areas of the UK with gusts of almost 100 miles per hour.
A man died after a tree fell on him in Ambleside, Cumbria Police confirmed.
Police, ambulance and fire service personnel all attended Vicarage Road at 11pm on Friday, but the man, who was from Lancaster, died at the scene.
Northern Powergrid said severe gales had caused power cuts for more than 112,000 customers, mainly in the Northumberland, County Durham and Tyne and Wear areas.
On the North West Motorway Police said 120 lorries became “stuck in the snow” on the M62.
Over in Hartlepool a lorry was over turned and the roof of a pub on Church Street called The Royal saw it’s roof come clattering to the ground.
Significant damage has been caused to areas or the UK due to storm #StormArwen overnight, a pub in Hartlepool call The Royal has lost part of it’s roof. Road closures along Church Street are in place. pic.twitter.com/J2r7ee7UOt— Trevor Sherwood (@TrevSherwoodPH) November 27, 2021
Over in Scotland there was a similar image caused by the storm one twitter user Matty West captured the below video.
The roof of Pennyman Primary School in Normanby Middlesbrough has collapsed due to the strong winds.
Meanwhile in Dundee City Centre. All the gazebos in Albert Square had been blown over and collapsed.
The roof of a property has completely blown off in Attlee Avenue, Blackhall.
As a result of the strong winds overnight, theres a couple more houses in the same street who have also unfortunately lost their roofs.
The roof of a property has completely blown off in Attlee Avenue, Blackhall. As a result of the strong winds overnight, theres a couple more houses in the same street who have also unfortunately lost their roofs. #StormArwen pic.twitter.com/IKFnxavwBm— Trevor Sherwood (@TrevSherwoodPH) November 27, 2021
While the red weather warning expired in the early hours of Saturday, the forecaster said amber and yellow warnings for wind remained in place, with the expectation of “some very strong gusts” in many areas.
The red warning has now expired, but amber and yellow #warnings for wind remain in place as #StormArwen continues to bring some very strong gusts to many areas— Met Office (@metoffice) November 27, 2021
Many roads remain closed so please only travel if absolutely necessary
Stay #WeatherAware pic.twitter.com/5DFIbEjTKV
If you are outdoors today, please stay safe.