Amber warnings were in effect from Storm Ciaran, which brought hurricane-force winds and destroyed an 180-year-old cottage.
The storm, the second to hit the UK in the last month, has caused major disruption and flooding in the south of the country.
While weather warnings for the south of England have now expired, some yellow alerts from the Met Office are still in place throughout the rest of the week.
Pictures taken today showed the impact of Storm Ciaran on the worst-hit parts of the UK. In Newhaven, large waves were seen cresting near the top of a lighthouse, while gusts up to 63mph hit Sussex.
Meanwhile, the northeast of England also saw impacts with roads in Whitley Bay flooded.
Storm Ciaran latest: Hurricane-force winds
Image: The tree severely damaged the surrounding area
Image: Flood water from the River Clyde covered a field in Clyst Saint Mary, near Exeter
Image: A wave crashed over Newhaven’s harbour wall
Image: Waves crash over Newhaven Lighthouse and the harbour wall in Newhaven
Image: Doors were burst open by the hurricane-strength gusts (via Hope Yeomans)
Image: A van drove through flood water in Whitley Bay
Image: Residents in Northern Ireland took to using sandbags to protect their homes from floodwater.
Image: A dog stands in water as it flows through the streets of Newry in Northern Ireland.
Image: Drivers on the M5 were affected by spray
Image: Winds reached such high gusts, windows were blown open, captured here on a baby monitor.