London's Regent Street was partly closed for a while this morning while firefighters secured "dangerous Christmas decorations" overhead that were loosened by the strong winds:
Regent Street remains closed northbound at Conduit Street due to dangerous Christmas decorations. http://t.co/R15YEkykhb
David Cameron concedes that more flood prevention work needs to be done in areas like Yalding, where he was confronted by a local.
Within the next few hours, severe gales will hit northern England, Isle of Man and Wales. The rain will exacerbate the flood risk in places.
Three aircraft attempt to land at Birmingham Airport in today's tricky weather conditions.