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Image caption Storm Ciara struck Lyme Regis, Dorset, on Sunday

A guy passed away when a tree fell on to his automobile as Storm Ciara swept throughout England on Sunday.

The 58-year-old, from Hampshire, was driving his Mercedes house from Winchester when the tree struck him on the A33 on Sunday afternoon .

Hampshire Constabulary stated he passed away at the scene near Micheldever at about 16:00 GMT.

In a declaration, the force stated the guy’s near relative had actually been notified.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service stated teams dealt with the caught car for four-and-a-half hours.

The Met Office stated “a spell of really strong winds,” with gusts of approximately 70mph, was anticipated throughout southern England into Monday night.

Some parts experienced a month-and-a-half’s rains on Sunday and gusts of as much as 97mph.

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Media caption Hastings lifeboat tipped sideways as it responded to an emergency situation call at the height of Storm Ciara

Environment secretary Theresa Villiers informed your home of Commons that more than 500 residential or commercial properties had actually been flooded, with that anticipated to increase.

That figure consists of 260 in Yorkshire, 150 in Greater Manchester, 100 in Lancashire and 40 in Cumbria.

UK Power Networks stated 3,950 residential or commercial properties throughout East England had no power, while in the South East, the “last couple of homes” were having power brought back.

Western Power Distribution, which serves the Midlands and the South West, stated 3,000 houses were impacted.

A lifeboat tipped amazingly in heavy seas near Hastings, East Sussex, on Sunday, in video footage which was published on social networks.

The RNLI stated the self-righting boat was intact and the team unscathed.

The boat had actually been entrusted to save a web surfer who later on cleaned ashore, with no reported injuries.

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Media caption Wisbech Town Football Club’s stand collapses in storm

Flights, ferryboats and trains all saw cancellations and hold-ups on Sunday and Monday, while motorists dealt with treacherous conditions with floodwater, fallen trees and other particles closing roadways.

Across the entire of the UK about 539,000 families experienced a power cut at some time on Sunday, according to Energy Networks.

Southern and scottish Electricity Networks (SSEN) stated about 1,500 consumers, mainly in Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and Dorset, were still without power at 13:30.

The Yorkshire Dales and the Calder Valley in West Yorkshire were terribly struck by flooding over the weekend , while the River Ouse burst its banks in York.

There are various reports of rail disturbance , and at Gatwick a minimum of 190 flights were cancelled on Sunday.

A Grade I noted church in Leicestershire had part of its roofing system blown off .

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Image caption The River Ouse has burst its banks in York
Image caption The sails on the Burgh Le Marsh windmill in Lincolnshire collapsed on Sunday

Flights in and out of East Midlands Airport were briefly suspended due to snowfall so the runway might be de-iced and cleared previously on Monday, with a little number diverted.

BBC reporter John Bray was taking a trip from Knock to East Midlands Airport, however his flight was diverted to Manchester Airport.

The runway was closed in between 15:00 and 16:00, however has actually because resumed.

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Media caption Footage of airplanes attempting to land at Birmingham Airport throughout Storm Ciara

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick stated emergency situation monetary help would be offered to councils in West Yorkshire, Cumbria and Lancashire following the storm.

British Airways stated earlier there would be a “small ripple effect” to Monday’s schedule at Heathrow and Gatwick, including anybody flying short-haul to either airport might select to take a trip another time.

Southern services in between Ashford International and Ore are performing at a decreased speed due to a tree obstructing the line and trains are likewise at a grinding halt in between Horsham and Dorking due to a fallen tree on the line at Holmwood.

In Bedfordshire, part of Luton station’s roofing blew off on Sunday and although the station has actually resumed, the parking lot stays shut.

Image caption Winds stayed strong on Monday – the gable end of this home in Hamilton, Leicester, boiled down at about 04:30 GMT

The gable end of a home in Leicester collapsed on to the roadway early on Monday, squashing a vehicle beneath.

The owner of a home in Hamilton Circle, on the corner of Pickhill Road, stated the household was woken simply after 04:30 and believed the crashing noise was an “earthquake”.

“Our neighbours awakened and informed us our entire roofing system had actually dropped,” he stated.

In Cambridgeshire, part of the M11 was closed as the roofing of an airplane garage at the Imperial War Museum at Duxford was at threat of blowing on to the roadway.

The roadway resumed at 12:30 after the structure was reassessed by engineers, authorities stated.

A truck reversed quickly prior to midday on the M48 old Severn Bridge. It is anticipated to be cleared in between 22:00 and 22:15, Highways England stated.

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Image caption Bournemouth seafront is “mainly unattainable” as sand has actually blown on to the boardwalks

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council stated Bournemouth seafront was “mainly unattainable” with sand on the boardwalks lying a foot deep in parts, making them blockaded for pushchairs, bicyclists and wheelchairs.

A spokesperson stated groups were working to clear them however due to “anticipated strong winds and the quantity of sand” it would “spend some time”.

Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire stated it would remain shut on Monday for a 2nd day.

“Our personnel have actually been working relentlessly to make certain our animals are warm and safe, and we’re extremely grateful to them for all their effort,” a declaration stated.

Image caption A fallen tree held up Southeastern rail services to Chatham, Kent, on Sunday

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