In pictures: Drama and danger as Storm Eunice blasted across the UK

Waves crash against the sea wall and Porthcawl Lighthouse in Bridgend. Credit: PA

Storm Eunice caused havoc across the UK and Ireland on Friday, claiming four lives and causing several injuries.

Strong winds also wreaked widespread damage, including to London’s O2 Arena.

Drivers faced dangerous conditions on the roads, and there was severe disruption to public transport, continuing into Saturday.

Flight FR2333 from Krakow lands in strong winds at Leeds Bradford Airport Credit: Danny Lawson/PA
A woman waiting for a train at London's Paddington station dances to pass the time after Eunice delayed journeys. Credit: Victoria Jones/PA
A fallen tree on top of a blue Tesla Credit: @thevalerieleon/PA
Huge waves lash the lighthouse at New Brighton, Merseyside. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA
Tree surgeons work to clear a fallen tree in Spencer Park, Battersea. Credit: Kirsty O’Connor/PA
A de Havilland Venom plane was blown down in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA
A horse in snowy conditions near Reeth, North Yorkshire Credit: Danny Lawson/PA
Waves hit Porthleven on the Cornish coast as Storm Eunice makes landfall Credit: Matt Keeble/PA
A coastguard search and rescue team ask a group of swimmers to come out of the sea in New Brighton, Merseyside. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA
A trampoline in mid-air over Builth Wells, Mid Wales Credit: @john_morgan_wal/PA
A metal gazebo lands on a shed and greenhouse in Cobham, Surrey Credit: Richard Bull/PA
Fallen scaffolding in Golders Green Credit: Alan Schneiderman/PA
Huge queues form inside Heathrow Airport terminals after a day of Storm Eunice delays and cancellations.