Britain is bracing itself for a battering of gale force winds tonight as a hurricane blows its way over the Atlantic to our shores.
A tropical storm that has been battering the Caribbean has a 60 per cent chance of hitting the south of England, the Met Office has warned.
As lightning illuminated the skies over Redbridge and Havering Recorder readers reached for their cameras to capture the extreme weather.
If you woke up on Monday to find your car covered in brown dirt, you’re not alone.
This trolley shelter was no match for high winds that battered Redbridge over the weekend.
A huge Christmas tree outside Seven Kings train station reportedly had to be taken down last night after stormy weather threatened to topple it onto unsuspecting commuters.
A limited service with “major disruption” is running on mainline train lines through Redbridge after heavy winds disrupted transport into the early hours.
Redbridge parks are still closed because of storm damage more than a week after St Jude battered the borough.
Greater Anglia trains are running through Ilford for the first time today but there will only be a “limited service” until further notice.
A family had a narrow escape this morning when a 30ft tree they had asked Redbridge Council to chop down for years almost crashed into their home.
More than 100 fallen trees are causing havoc across Redbridge blocking roads, crushing cars and even damaging some houses.
As the clean up effort gets started to pick up the damage caused storm St Jude, readers have been sending in their photos.
Barbecues, ice cream and cold drinks have been flying off the shelves in Redbridge as the soaring temperatures and sunshine continue.
Feeling a bit confused about the weather this year? So were we, so the Ilford Recorder asked weather enthusiast Scott Whitehead, who does hyper local weather predictions, what exactly has been going on.
The vast majority of schools in Redbridge look set to be open on Tuesday after the snow forced about half to close at the start of the week.
From epic snowmen to frolicking in the white stuff, Redbridge residents have been busy making the most of the heavy snowfall.
More than thirty schools across Redbridge have decided to close today in response to the heavy snow.
Redbridge is covered in a blanket of snow, and Ilford Recorder readers have been out and about capturing picturesque scenes of the borough from all sorts of interesting angles.
A number of schools across Redbridge are closing early today as snow piles up on the roads and pavements.
Snow has started to fall across Redbridge, with the white stuff predicted to continue to come down for much of the weekend.
Anyone hoping for a snowball fight in Ilford today will be disappointed after hours of snow melted as soon as it hit the ground.
The deputy leader of Redbridge Council is trying to find his way home after being caught in Hurricane Sandy during a cruise with his elderly mother.
It is 25 years to the day since Redbridge was battered in the Great Storm of 1987.
The flood alert for the River Roding in Redbridge has been lifted.
The River Roding was put on flood alert yesterday (Sunday) evening following heavy rain.
Up to 3,000 people took to the streets of London in vigils for Mike Brown which turned into a protest march down Oxford Street.
The pair were eventually picked up in Calais.
The NHS have introduced a new pill for those who struggle to screw the lid back on that bottle of wine.
Today the doctor has received an eight-year sentence for a string of offences.