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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Rain is forecast to hit most parts of the country this evening with a weather warning in place for Northern England and southern Scotland.