Aircraft were grounded and trains delayed as Storm Doris hit London and the South East with gusts of almost 60mph.
Speed restrictions were imposed on the railways and some services disrupted or suspended with passengers urged not to travel.
Trains into Euston were disrupted by trees on the line while damaged overhead cables disrupted trains into St Pancras.
Heathrow airport was also forced to cancel a tenth of flights as gusts of 60mph hit the west London airport between 11am and midday.
Virgin Trains said:
Storm Doris is expected to move on quickly, with the worst of the weather gone by Thursday evening.
Storm Doris contrasts sharplty with Monday's temperatures, where visitors to Kew Gardens, west London, enjoyed the warmest day of the winter so far, at 18.3C.