UK storms: Hurricane-force winds batter England and Wales
12 February 2014 Last updated at 23:20 GMT
Winds of more than 100mph have been battering west Wales and north-west England.
The Met Office has issued its first "red warning" - meaning there is a "risk to life" - of the winter.
The hurricane conditions felled trees, triggered sandstorms and blew caravans away.
Hywel Griffith reports.