Plans to test flood sirens in Northampton have been called off because of the bad weather.
The Environment Agency and Northampton Borough Council say the tests, scheduled for Wednesday, could have caused confusion or unnecessary concern to people living in the area.
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.