In pictures: Storm batters England and Wales

image captionFour people have died after a storm battered southern Britain. In Hounslow, west London, a man and a woman were killed when three houses collapsed following a suspected gas explosion. A woman has been taken to hospital with burns.
image captionThe storm - called St Jude - caused disruption to road and rail services across south of England and damaged a number of cars.
image captionA sleeping teenage girl was killed when a tree fell on a caravan in Edenbridge, Kent. A spokesman for South East Coast Ambulance said she died at the scene and no-one else was injured.
image captionA double-decker bus toppled over in the winds while travelling on the A1071 near Hadleigh, in Suffolk.
image captionThe Met Office said a gust of 99mph (159km/h) was recorded at Needles Old Battery on the Isle of Wight, at 05:00 GMT. Further east, people watched waves crash into Brighton Marina.
image captionMorning transport was disrupted, with rail services scheduled before midday cancelled across much of the southern UK. About 130 flights were cancelled at Heathrow Airport.
image captionA small crane collapsed on top of the Cabinet Office, in Whitehall, as London was hit by high winds.
image captionA protective curtain at a hangar in Bournemouth Airport, which is undergoing an extension, was shredded by the high winds.
image captionA 14-year-old boy was "swept away by the current" while swimming with friends off West Beach in Newhaven, East Sussex, on Sunday. The search for him resumed on Monday with inshore lifeboats and a police helicopter checking the shoreline.
image captionMorning workers were forced to jump over a tree which had fallen on to a pavement in Islington, north London. UK Power Networks said about 607,500 homes were without power.
image captionLondon Mayor Boris Johnson chaired a meeting to discuss how to deal with the damage and disruption caused by the storm. In Hornsey, north London, a car can be seen crushed under a fallen tree.
image captionTaylor Burrell surveys a fallen oak tree in Bursledon, Hampshire. His father, Steve, said: "All the kids in the area are playing on it like an adventure playground."

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