The mother of a 17-year-old girl killed when a huge tree toppled on to her mobile home as she slept said her family was "absolutely devastated".
Bethany Freeman, nicknamed Gia, as crushed when a 30ft (9m) tree fell down amid high winds in Lydens Lane in Hever, near Edenbridge, Kent.
In a statement issued through Kent Police, Ms Peirce said: "We are all absolutely devastated at the loss of my daughter. I would like to thank the emergency services for their tremendous efforts in attempting to save her."
She was among four people killed as a storm battered England and Wales, leaving a trail of destruction.
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.