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A yellow 'be aware' warning of ice has been issued by the Met Office for Friday.
The warnings are in place in the East and West Midlands.
Areas that could be affected include Derbyshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Telford and Wrekin, Worcestershire and Stoke-on-Trent.
In Walsall, in the West Midlands, neighbours lifted a tree which had fallen on top of a man in Woodend Road at about 1.15pm, according to West Midlands Ambulance Service.
A spokesman said medics treated the man for neck and back pain and he was taken to hospital for further assessment.
Gusts of up to 69mph have been recorded in the East Midlands and up to 59mph in the West Midlands.
The high winds have caused chaos and disruption across the region.
Following on from the launch of the 'Stay Warm and Healthy in Derby' project, where Derby City Council are working in unison with AgeUK and the NHS, Gedling Borough Council in Nottingham has come forward with a similar scheme of its own.
A free oil-filled radiator service is being offered there to people most in need.
Part of Nottingham City Council's 'Keep Warm this Winter' campaign, the scheme aims to help elderly people, along with the disabled, those with long-term health issues and low-income families.
People in the Midlands are being affected by the strong winds currently hitting the UK.
But, what do the weather alerts and warnings actually mean?
Met Office warnings:
Green - no severe weather
Yellow - be aware
Amber - be prepared
Red - take action
Environment Agency alerts and warnings:
Severe flood warning - severe flood, danger to life
Flood warning - flooding is expected, immediate action required
Flood alert - flooding is possible, be prepared
High winds have forced more than one aircraft to abort landings at Birmingham Airport today.
In this footage, the pilot of a propellor powered plane, a Dash 8, aborts the landing.
Video courtesy of YouTube/David Goodship.
Last winter there were 31,000 deaths in the UK linked to cold weather. With the cold snap approaching, Derby's 'Stay Warm and Healthy' campaign, looks to raise people's awareness of vulnerable friends, relatives and neighbours.
Here's a few tips on how to keep warm and stay safe through the winter weeks and months. Experts say the elderly, in-particular, are far less likely to need hospital admissions if they get the right support.
Keeping your home warm and looking after yourself:
- Draw your curtains at dusk and keep your doors closed to block out draughts.
- Keep windows and internal doors closed to keep heat inside.
- Have your heating system serviced and your chimney swept.
- Food is a vital source of energy; eat well to keep your body warm.
- Layer your clothing, rather than one thick item.
- Heat is lost through the head and neck, so wear a hat and scarf even indoors.
- Use a hot-water bottle or electric blanket to keep warm whilst sleeping.
- Stock up on cold and flu medicines.
- Find out if you are eligible for the flu jab.
The majority of the Birmingham German Market has been closed after reports of debris striking members of the public, near the new Library.
Medics treated two patients at the scene after one of the market stalls reportedly overturned. The immediate area had been evacuated.