In pictures: Brighton braced for 'worst storm'
- 27 October 2013
- From the section Sussex
Huge waves crash on to Brighton seafront ahead of predicted heavy rain and hurricane-force winds.
Millions of people in England and Wales have been warned to prepare for heavy rain and hurricane-force winds on Sunday night and Monday. A woman was soaked on Brighton seafront earlier as the predicted storm started to build.
Four-year-old Will Brewer played in the foam washed ashore in Brighton as high winds picked up.
Southeastern Trains says it is likely to run services later than usual on Monday if the storm is as disruptive as predicted. Southern and Gatwick Express services will not run until it is declared safe.
Forecasters have warned that gusts of wind could reach up to 80mph (128km/h), or higher in coastal areas.
East Sussex County Council has warned people not to put their bins out for collection on Monday due to the predicted storm. West Sussex County Council has warned people to secure outdoor furniture, ladders or anything that could be blown into windows and other glazing.