One million homes were left without power as Storm Eunice brings deadly 190 mph hurricanes and freezing temperatures.

MORE THAN a million homes were left without power as killer Storm Eunice hit the country at 122 miles per hour.

There are fears that some Britons could experience disruption until next WEEK as forecasters warn of strong winds over the weekend.

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Storm Eunice brought down power lines in Hertfordshire.Credit: Andrew Stychinski
A Million Homes Have Been Left Without Power, And Thousands Face Total Blackouts Until Next Week, When More Hurricanes Kick In.

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A million homes have been left without power, and thousands face total blackouts until next week, when more hurricanes kick in.1 credit

While 700,000 properties have been rehabilitated by engineers battling intense conditions, 435,000 households remain without electricity today.

This happens when the mercury falls and ice and snow warnings are issued.

Some interruptions can last two full days and nights, and in rural areas even longer.

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng warned that “there will be more disruptions.”

According to him, helicopters and generators were used to help people.

Property in Cornwall and Devon was particularly hard hit, with 15,000 homes left without power on Friday.

In the meantime, a slew of new weather warnings have been issued, likely exacerbating the problem.

The squall will be followed by eight inches of snow, freezing ice and 80 mph storm winds.

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Temperatures will drop to -1°C in some areas tonight.

A new yellow ice warning is in effect across most of Scotland and all the way to England.

Those who live on the east coast will miss the ice blast, but residents in the south, such as in Stoke-on-Trent, are urged to be careful.

The warning is valid until 9 a.m. Saturday.

A separate yellow wind warning is also in effect for the south today from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.

The warning applies to south Wales, parts of the West Country and the entire south coast.

On Sunday, a yellow wind warning was issued for Scotland and parts of the North West, while a rain warning is in effect between Carlisle and Bakewell in Derbyshire.

And on Monday, another yellow wind warning will be issued across Scotland and the northwest.

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At noon, Britain will finally get rid of bad weather.

The chaos on the roads will also continue, with National Rail warning of continued disruptions.

Thousands of trains were canceled on Friday, and railroad chiefs issued a general “do not ride” warning.

All flights to and from London Euston were halted. All services in Wales have also been canceled and Avanti West Coast and Chiltern Railways have suspended their routes.

Aviation analyst firm Cirium estimates that more than 400 flights were canceled just before the start of the six-month break.

Unfortunately, three Britons and an Irishman are known to have died during the storm.

A woman in her 30s who was a passenger in the car died in Haringey, London when a tree fell on the car.

The 30-year-old man who was driving was hospitalized. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

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In Hampshire, a man in his 20s was killed and a second man seriously injured when a 10-foot tree fell in the market town of Alton.

A man in his 50s died when debris pierced the windshield of a car in Merseyside.

And a man in his 60s died in County Wexford when he was crushed by a tree while clearing trash.

Elsewhere, three people were taken to hospital – one with serious injuries – after a tree fell on a car in Wiltshire, and two others were injured when a balcony collapsed in London.

According to the Met Office, yesterday’s storms are considered the most severe ever recorded in England.

In the most affected region – the Isle of Wight – gusts of wind at a speed of 190 km / h were recorded.

The gusts there were even stronger than during the Great Storm of 1987, when 18 people died.

London was for the first time covered by a red ‘life-threatening’ weather warning.

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In Croydon, striking footage shows pedestrians being knocked down.

Part of the O2’s roof was also torn off, and staff warned that the establishment could be closed for several months.

The London Fire Brigade announced a major incident after a surge of 999 calls, of which 550 were registered between 10:30 and 13:00, more than the usual 24-hour average.

A Tree In Wadebridge, Cornwall Caught On Power Lines As It Fell.

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A tree in Wadebridge, Cornwall caught on power lines as it fell.
Gloomier Weather Is On The Way, With Warnings In Effect Until Monday Afternoon.

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Gloomier weather is on the way, with warnings in effect until Monday afternoon.1 credit
Railway Companies Have Warned That There Could Be Problems On The Rails On Saturday.

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Railway companies have warned that there could be problems on the rails on Saturday.Credit: Tom Bowles/Story Picture Agency

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