Rain, which battered coastlines in the west, will head east throughout the evening, becoming heavier throughout the night. In Wales today gale force storms hit the seaside town of Aberystwyth (left). In Scotland a family escaped being crushed after 50mph winds brought a massive tree crashing through their home (right). And an HGV was blown over in high winds on the A1 south-bound near Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear, causing long traffic delays and congestion (bottom right).
The woods at the back of the Foster home where the massive tree fell from
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