It crossed the region in just four hours leaving a trail of destruction that could take days if not weeks to fix. The storm they called St Jude was fiercest across Suffolk and Essex- where gusts reached 79 miles an hour.
Trees came down, vehicles were blown over and 150,000 people were left without power.
Transport across the region was also badly hit, as many train companies- including Greater Anglia cancelled all services, leaving commuters unable to get to work.
Four people have died, hundreds of thousands of homes have been left without power, after hurricane-force conditions battered Britain.
The Great Storm of 2013 has brought travel chaos to passengers, with all forms of transport hit by the hurricane-force conditions.
Met Office computer models predict wind gusts in excess of 75 mph in the Anglia region during Monday's rush hour.