Rescue operations continue as emergency services take residents to safety, in Nantgarw, Wales, on Sunday. AP
The government weather agency issued a rare red warning for the area, saying there was a risk of "significant impacts from flooding" that included a "danger to life from fast flowing water, extensive flooding to property and road closures."
Members of the Fire and Rescue Service conduct a search operation after the River Teme burst its banks in Lindridge. AFP
Almost 200 flood warnings were in place early on Sunday, extending from Scotland's River Tweed to Cornwall in southwest England.
Winds of over 150 kilometres per hour were recorded in Aberdaron, south Wales.
The Ministry of Defence had earlier deployed troops in West Yorkshire, northern England, which suffered badly from flooding caused by last weekend's Storm Ciara.
"Our armed forces are always ready to support local authorities and communities whenever they need it," said defence minister Ben Wallace.
British Airways and easyJet confirmed they had grounded flights, while two bodies were pulled from rough seas off the south England coast on Saturday as the Storm barrelled in.
Bricks and debris cover damaged cars after part of a building collapsed in Herne Bay. AFP
One of the men is assumed to have been the subject of a search triggered when an LPG tanker reported that one of its crew was unaccounted for.
He was last seen several hours earlier.
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