More than 7,000 homes have been without power in Bristol, Bath and parts of Somerset, as 75mph winds lashed our region.
Trees have been brought down by high winds, damaging properties and power cables, while a number of roads are still impassable because of floodwater.
Despite delays and disruption to some services, First Great Western say trains are not as affected as they had expected.
Daniel Panes from First Great Western tells us more:
This video from the Met Office shows satellite imagery of the St Jude storm as it moves across the UK:
The St Jude storm hit the West Country overnight with winds as high as 75 mph.Read the full story ›
The M4 Second Severn Crossing has reopened after being closed due to high winds. The M48 Severn Bridge remains closed.
The M4 Second Severn Crossing and the M48 Severn Bridge are both closed due to high winds
More than 7,000 properties in the Bristol and Bath area have reportedly been left without power as a severe storm battered England and Wales overnight.
Widespread flooding hit southern parts of the country as rain and winds of almost 100mph arrived from the southwest.
Trees have been brought down by high winds, damaging properties and power cables, while a number of roads are impassable due to floodwater.
Train services to and from the West are expected to be badly hit because of the storm and damaging gales.
- Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington (Expected delay of 55 mins)
- Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington (Expected delay of 38 mins)
- Taunton (via Newbury) to London Paddington (Expected delay of 70 mins)
Full details here