Metropolitan Police say a man has been found dead at an address in Bath Road, Hounslow following a suspected gas explosion this morning.
A woman has been taken to hospital and a second woman is unaccounted for.
St. Jude was brewing over the Atlantic for days before hitting our shores, and she seems to be gathering strength.
Energy companies across the Anglia region are drafting in extra staff to deal with any power cuts caused by Monday's storm.
Met Office advice on what to do in severe windy conditions like those being forecast from the early hours of Monday.