Thousands left without power after storms hit UK

Around 10,000 people in Wales, Northern Ireland and Cumbria were left without power after the UK was hit by powerful storms. A search will resume for a sailor who fell overboard from a small ship on the River Trent amid 'very poor' weather conditions

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Over 90mph winds batter Ireland leaving one dead

Ireland has been battered by 90mph winds today leaving one woman dead, several others injured and thousands of homes without power.

A woman died after a tree fell onto her car near Mullingar, County Westmeath, and another person was injured when part of a railway station roof blew onto her car in Cork.

Met Eireann, the Irish Meteorological Service, has issued its highest severe weather warning for the west and northwest of the country.

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