Energy provider Scottish and Southern Energy and distributor UK Power Network have agreed to pay out a total £8 million over their handling of last year's winter storms.
An additional £3.3 million has been secured by regulator Ofgem after the £4.7 million already paid out to customers over "exceptional" storms last Christmas in the south of England.
Energy regulator Ofgem is to more than double the minimum compensation payment for households that suffer power losses due to severe weather.
Affected customers will now receive at least £70 if they experience an outage of more than 24 hours.
A restaurant in Milford-On-Sea that was shattered during the awful weather earlier this year has now reopened after major refurbishment. The seafront restaurant was hit by flying shingle from the beach on Valentine's Day as couples enjoyed romantic dinners.
In acknowledgment of the fateful evening, the new restaurant has been renamed after the evening, as Valentines.
The owner of a restaurant badly damaged in the worst storm of the winter says he hopes new windows he's installed will help protect the building in the future. The Marine at Milford-on-Sea in Hampshire was flooded and had dozens of windows smashed on Valentine's Night in February.
ITV Meridian spoke to owner Richard Thompson.
A seafront restaurant badly damaged in the St Valentine's night storm earlier this year is back in business. The Marine at Milford-on-Sea was flooded and had many of its windows smashed by high winds and heavy seas.
At one stage the owner wondered if it would ever open again. Richard Jones reports.
Work to fully repair the biggest ever landslip in Britain, caused by the recent storms, will cost a total of £5 million. The train line at Botley in Hampshire reopened at the weekend.
Eighty metres of embankment collapsed causing a month of disruption for commuters in Winchester, Basingstoke, Farnborough and Basingstoke.
A coroner has recorded a verdict of misadventure after a teenager was killed during a major storm in October last year. Bethany Freeman, 17, died when a tree fell on the caravan she was sleeping in at her home in Hever. We report from Tunbridge Wells Coroner's Court.
An inquest into the death of a Kent schoolgirl, who was killed when a tree fell onto the caravan she was sleeping in, has recorded a verdict of death by misadventure.
Bethany Freeman, who was 17-years-old, died when a 30ft tree fell on the mobile home last October in Hever.
Bethany was pronounced dead at the scene following efforts to try and revive her.
Coroner Roger Hatch expressed his sympathy to the family, saying Bethany's death happened during extremely high winds which adversely affected the tree which "unfortunately and tragically landed on the caravan."
An inquest into the death of a 17-year-old girl, who was killed when a tree fell onto the caravan she was sleeping in, is due to open today.
Bethany Freeman died when a 30ft tree fell on the mobile home last October in Edenbridge during the storms.
Neighbours tried to free her but she was sadly declared dead at the scene.
Bethany and her family had been living in the mobile home while renovation work was taking place at their home nearby, according to local people.
Laura Liddiard had a lucky escape when a tree fell on her car on the A337 at Chewton Bunny near Naish Holiday near Highcliffe yesterday evening. The falling tree also crushed a lamp-post.