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Storm Aileen: Images show trees uprooted on pavements as strong winds hit west London

The aftermath saw train delays, ripped up trees and damaged pavements

From trees blown over roads to ripped up pavements, Storm Aileen has left her mark on west London - despite no weather warning in place for the capital.

The Met Office had issued a yellow weather warning for wind and rain to many parts of the country, taking effect at 8pm on Tuesday (September 12) and remaining in place until 10am the following day.

It appeared by the warning picture that the worse of the weather would avoid London, but the gusts still managed to cause significant damage
(Image: Met Office)

Rail users faced delays on Wednesday (September 13) morning after trees fell on tracks near Hounslow , to kick start the aftermath of woe caused by the weather conditions.

Operators South Western Railways say a specialist team were working in the early hours of the morning to remove the trees, with the tracks cleared at 6.45am.

A specialist team removed the tree at 6.45am on Wednesday (September 13)(Image: @sw_help)

Meanwhile, Harrow residents woke up to find an entire road blocked by a tree felled by Storm Aileen in Canons Park.

Storm Aileen uproots tree in Whitchurch Lane, Canons Park(Image: Mark Amies)

Greenery in Hounslow borough was not left untouched either, as this mess in Bedfont Road, Feltham , left by a collapsed tree reveals.

A fallen tree spotted in Bedfont Road, Feltham(Image: Rochelle Vick)

And in Ealing , work will have to be carried out after this pavement was ripped up in Eastfield Road, Acton .

Damage caused by Storm Aileen in Eastfield Road, Acton(Image: Mandeep Bassi)

Elsewhere, the world has over the past week been shocked by images and footage of the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Irma, the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean .

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