As winds of more than 100mph hit the region, an elderly man died as he tried to move a tree which had brought down power cables in Wiltshire.
It's believed he was electrocuted.
The River Thames is still on flood alert as it could reach its highest level in 60 years, leading to concerns for Windsor and Maidenhead.
More than 200 people who got into trouble in floods in Surrey were helped by the fire and rescue service yesterday.
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Thursday's evening forecast for the West of the region