We're leaving our live coverage for the evening but for the latest updates about Ophelia sweeping across the UK follow the main story.
- Winds of 80mph (130km/h) are expected as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia head towards the UK from the Atlantic Ocean
- The Republic of Ireland is bearing the brunt - and gusts of 109mph have already been measured off its south coast
- Three people have been killed in separate storm-related incidents in the Irish Republic
- Thousands of homes are without power in the Irish Republic
- Amber wind warnings are in place in Northern Ireland and in parts of Wales
- The Met Office in the UK warns of a "potential danger to life"
- Schools are closed in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland because of the weather
- The Irish government deploys its army to coastal counties, and Irish bus and tram services have been suspended
Ireland's health service says to expect delays while its clinics catch up on a backlog of cancelled appointments.
HSE cancelled all appointments on Monday due to the storm but hopes to "gradually return to normal services over the next few days".
For more details and the latest hospital news, follow its website.
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Met Eireann has posted several of the strongest gusts in km/h recorded throughout today. The highest was at Fastnet Lighthouse where it reached 119mph (191 km/h).
Followed by Roches Point at 97mph (156 km/h) and Kinsale Platform got 88mph (141 km/h).
BBC Radio Cumbria
Barrow AFC have asked people to avoid the area around their stadium, Holker Street, while police and the fire service deal with the damage.
Cumbria Police confirmed strong winds blew part of the stadium roof off earlier today. It said nearby Wilkie Road was currently closed.
Ben Rich has the weather forecast for the week ahead.
BBC Wales News
As a result of Ophelia's might, there have been more than 60 incidents on roads in Wales.
- The M4 Briton Ferry Bridge in Neath Port Talbot is closed
- North Wales Police has advised motorists in Gwynedd and Anglesey not to travel unless absolutely necessary
- The Britannia Bridge between Gwynedd and Anglesey is closed, along with several roads leading to the A55 in Conwy
- In Pembrokeshire, the Cleddau Bridge was shut, although it has now reopened for cars, and the council has closed a number of roads due to fallen trees
- Ceredigion council said a number of smaller roads would be closed overnight due to fallen trees
- Sand has also been causing problems on roads in seaside towns like Swansea
There is disruption on the roads, ferries and bridges in parts of Scotland.
Authorities in Dumfries and Galloway say there are closures and cancellations due to wind levels, fallen trees and structures being destroyed.
The Virtual Operations Support Team has created a map showing live incidents recorded in the region following Ophelia.
It will be updating the map throughout the storm.
As ex-Hurricane Ophelia continues to blight the British Isles, Scotland is in for a "rough night", forecasters say.
BBC Scotland Weather has the latest outlook for the country.
Ophelia's winds have whipped up sea foam onto roads in Wales, making it appear like snow.
Time-wasting phone calls to the police are nothing new, but this is surely one request they haven't had before...
NIE Networks says about 18,500 homes and businesses are now without power across Northern Ireland.
But it expects more customers to be affected as gusts of 60 to 70mph are forecast to hit the Antrim and Down coasts later.
Ryan Simpson took this footage of Spelga Dam in County Down feeling the full force of storm Ophelia on Monday.
Watch video footage from across Ireland showing the damage caused as Ophelia batters the island.
Age UK is reminding people to check on family and friends who are vulnerable.
Northern Ireland Electricity says about 16,000 customers are without electricity. It expects that number to increase as winds are strengthening.Copyright: NIE
You can stay up to date with the latest information on the NIE website.
Trees are being uprooted all over Northern Ireland.
Here are two that our cameramen spotted on their travels along busy roads in County Down - firstly, on the A1 near Dromore.Copyright: BBC
And this one has come down close to the Narrow Water roundabout just outside Warrenpoint. You can see that the Irish Elk sculpture in the background escaped.Copyright: BBC