• Winds of more than 100mph are 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.
• Transport has been widely disrupted and tens of thousands of homes have lost power.
The Eastern Daily Press reports on the STORM today in Norfolk HERE and report the following:
"Spells of heavy rain and gale force winds have been forecast for the
East of England from Friday into the weekend, contributing towards
making this the wettest winter in 250 years in England"
Serious gales here in Norfolk this afternoon and evening. The car was
rocking when I was driving out to see a patient in the community at
work. It's a good job we havn't got north winds with these 100mph gales,
the rest of our already battered coastline from the 5th December Storm
would be completely wrecked. Shocking, looking at the footage of the
floods and devastation elsewhere in the country and it going to get worse before it gets