There is disruption on Greater Anglia trains between Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria due to overhead line problems between Shenfield and Billericay. Trains may be delayed by up to an hour, and some will be cancelled.
The show must go on despite the weather for a panto cast in Clacton who were trapped on a road blocked by a tree.
Stormy weather has cut power to 11,000 homes in the Anglia region on Christmas Eve.
Train services across the Anglia region are facing delays and cancellation as strong winds and heavy rain take their toll.