Tributes to storm death victims

Friends and colleagues have paid tribute to the four people killed during a violent storm that hit England and Wales.

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Three houses damaged by suspected gas explosion

Three houses were damaged by the blast, which is thought to have been caused by a ruptured gas main. Emergency services also took three people to hospital, with a man receiving treatment for a cut to the face and a woman for a cut to the ear.

A suspected gas explosion is believed to have been caused by a falling tree. Credit: @LondonFire

Both have been discharged, while a third woman remains in hospital with burn injuries to her hand. The two deceased were among four victims killed as Britain was battered by a storm which swept across the South West, South East, Midlands and East of England.

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