Twenty-five years ago today, people in our region were waking up to the devastation caused by the Great Storm. Eighteen people died in hurricane-force gales which tore through the south and east of England.
Wind speeds topped more than a hundred miles an hour and ripped fifteen million trees from the ground, bringing roads and railways to a standstill.
You can find out how forecasting has improved since the Great Storm in part two of our special report on Anglia Tonight at 6pm.
On the 16th of October 1987 the South East corner of England woke to scenes of devastation. Here are some of your memories of that night.
It's the 25th anniversary of the Great Storm which hit the south east corner of England without warning on 15th/16th October 1987.
A quarter of a century ago, winds gusted at more than 100 mph during the Great Storm of 1987 and caused widespread damage.