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The biggest storm to hit the UK since 2007 has left a trail of damage across London.
Four people have died, hundreds of thousands of homes have been left without power, and travellers suffered transport chaos after hurricane-force conditions battered the country.
David Cameron earlier paid tribute to the work of the emergency services in combating the disruption caused by the storm.
The London Fire Brigade has said that five people escaped from a blast believed to have been a suspected gas explosion caused by a falling tree.
The family of Donal Drohan, who was killed when a tree fell on his car in Watford, have paid tribute to the "best husband and father anyone could wish for".
The tribute read: “Donal was a loving husband and father of three. He was the best husband and father anyone could wish for.
"You couldn't find anyone who had a bad word to say about him. He was very supportive to everybody who knew him and couldn't say no to helping out with anything."
Mr Drohan was an "active member of the community" who was heavily involved with local groups.
His family said he loved chocolate describing him as a "chocoholic".
The incident occured at around 6.50am this morning and the 51-year-old, originally from Waterford in Ireland, died at the scene.
The Environment Agency has issued 104 flood alerts across England and Wales where it warns "Flooding is possible. Be prepared".
There are five flood warnings in place, where "Flooding is expected. Immediate action required," including two the Anglian region, one in the Midlands and two in the South West.
Some nine flood alerts are in place in the Anglian region, 34 in the Midlands, four in the North West, 23 in the South East, 30 in the South West and four in Wales.
A man who died after a tree fell on his car in Watford was named tonight by Hertfordshire Police as 51-year-old Donal Drohan from Harrow, originally from Waterford in Ireland.
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.
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.
David Cameron has said the thoughts of all MPs were with the families of the four people who died after hurricane-force conditions swept the UK.
Describing the storm that has battered the country as one of "worst storms for years", Mr Cameron said: "I know the thoughts of the whole House will be with the families and friends of the four people that we know have lost their lives."
The Prime Minister went on to pay tribute to the work of the emergency services: "I'm sure the whole House will join me in paying tribute to our emergency services and to all those who have been working to clear up the debris and to get our transport system moving again.
"All the agencies involved are working as fast as possible to get things back to normal."
A woman and a man died in a suspected gas explosion after they were caught beneath rubble when a tree blown over by hurricane-force winds caused, Scotland Yard said.
Detectives found the body of the man, in his 40s, at around noon at the address in Bath Road, Hounslow, west London.
He has been identified and next of kin have been informed. The woman was found dead an hour and a half later and police are working to establish her identity.
Bethany Freeman, the 17-year-old girl who died when a tree fell on her mobile home this morning, was a sixth form pupil at Tunbridge Wells Grammar School (TWGGS), it has emerged.
It said: "The whole of the TWGGS community is profoundly shocked and saddened at the news of Beth Freeman's tragic death. Beth was killed in the storms, early on Monday morning by a falling tree."
A woman has died following a suspected gas explosion which also killed a man at a house in Hounslow, west London, Scotland Yard said.
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