On the 16th of October 1987 hurricane-force winds battered the South East corner of England. Gusts reached more than 100 miles per hour, destroying buildings, uprooting trees and killing eighteen people.
It was the worst storm for hundreds of years, and forecasters had not seen it coming. 25 years on the weather is still unpredictable, but forecasts are more accurate than ever.
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.