In pictures: Storm Doris hits the UKPublished23 February 2017SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingImage source, AFPImage caption, Storm Doris has seen winds of 94mph recorded in some parts of the UK. Severe weather warnings were issued for northern England, East Anglia, north Wales and the Midlands. On the south coast waves crashed over Newhaven Lighthouse.Image source, ReutersImage caption, Waves were also being whipped up on Blackpool's seafront. Meanwhile, the roof of a supermarket under construction in the town blew off in the stormy conditions.Image source, PAImage caption, A plane lands at Leeds Bradford Airport in heavy wind. Nearly 80 flights were cancelled at Heathrow Airport, while services into George Best City Airport in Belfast were also affected.Image source, PAImage caption, Rail passengers faced major disruption as Storm Doris passed over the UK. These wind-swept travellers had to queue outside Peterborough Station.Image caption, Trees were brought down in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham.Image source, @_chrishine/PAImage caption, A tree was also brought down in Aigburth, Liverpool. The storm forced the closure of the city's port.Image source, @BostonPoliceUKImage caption, Police in Lincolnshire tweeted a photograph of the A52 between Leverton and Old Leake blocked by a fallen tree and a truck stuck in the mud.Image source, Torpoint Fire StationImage caption, More than 300 miles away, firefighters in Torpoint, on the south coast of Cornwall, freed a man who was trapped in his van after a tree fell on the A374.Image source, PAImage caption, Traffic built up on the M80 near Falkirk during early morning snowfall. The road was among the worst-affected route. In the Borders, all school transport was cancelled because of a Met Office amber "be prepared" snow warning.Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, The snowy conditions proved treacherous for these motorists in Balfron, Stirling.Image source, ReutersImage caption, Thousands of properties were left without power in Wales. The day's highest wind speed was a 94mph gust - recorded in Capel Curig. At Church Rock, on Broad Haven Beach in Pembrokeshire, the waves being blown back from the sea brought a dramatic photo opportunity.Image source, PAImage caption, Storm Doris was described as a "weather bomb" by the Met Office after the system underwent "explosive cyclogenesis" over a 24-hour period as it approached the UK from the Atlantic. Oystercatchers flying over rough seas were photographed at Alonby on the Cumbria West coast.Image source, PAImage caption, As storm clouds gathered over Nottingham in the morning, a rainbow appeared over Old Market Square.Image source, PAImage caption, Commuters in the City faced a blustery walk in to work.