Updated - Dec 5, 3:19 p.m. GMT:
Scottish police have confirmed a truck driver was killed on Thursday after his truck overturned.
A man has also been killed by a falling tree in Retford, Nottinghamshire.
Some 100,000 homes in Scotland are without power.
Dozens of homes have been flooded in Rhyl, North Wales.
England is also beginning to feel the tidal surge.
Emergency teams and crisis centres have been mobilised in Northern Ireland where thousands more homes have lost power.
There are severe weather warnings across the UK.
The Met Office has a yellow warning in place. It predicts that gusts could reach speeds of 70 mph (115 kph) as a storm moves in from the Atlantic. In parts of Scotland and England an orange warning - meaning to be prepared for disruption - has been issued for gusts of 80 mph (130 kph)