A certified part of a roof turned into blown off a block of apartments in Slough as wind persevered to hit the UK.
The roof is strewn across the excessive road and folks were warned to sustain away from the attach.
The road is closed and emergency companies are on the scene, though Thames Valley Police talked about no-one turned into believed to be injured.
A taxi driver who narrowly passed over being hit by the particles talked about it turned into “a miracle no-one turned into killed”.
The UK has viewed gusts of more than 80mph following Storm Brendan on Monday, with the Met Dilemma of enterprise issuing a selection of weather warnings.
Taxi driver Haris Baig, 30, from Slough, talked about his automobile turned into simplest metres away from being hit by the falling roof.
“Firstly I believed it turned into scaffolding, but then I realised the final roof had come down,” he talked about.
“There turned into a enormous amount of noise.
“I turned into about 15 metres away and slammed on my brakes. I obtained out to hunt if everybody turned into alright.
“That turned into my first reaction, but on the identical time I turned into thinking is this even apt?”
“It turned into a catastrophe. It turned into a miracle no-one turned into killed,” he added.
Sebastian Rejnisz, 44, who lives in the building, talked about: “I turned into transferring my automobile out the wait on on the time after I heard a growth. I comely thought it turned into the bins.
“I then went in and opened the entrance door and saw the roof turned into on the road.
“All people turned into comely running spherical.”
A certified police cordon is in field and section of the metal roof has been left pushed up in opposition to the aspect of the building.
Housing supplier Paradigm talked about it turned into “attentive to an incident” affecting one among its properties, and that employees were “working with the emergency companies and supporting residents”.
Slough MP Tan Dhesi called it a “significant incident” and asked folks to “preserve away”.
Slough Borough Council talked about it had specialist officers on the scene and that there turned into heavy congestion in the attach.
A spokesman for Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Provider talked about three fireplace engines were on the scene and that it turned into no longer “no longer attentive to any individual trapped” below the roof.
“The roof has come off in the wind. The current disaster is attempting to invent the scene apt,” he talked about.
He added that the fireplace provider turned into no longer “100% obvious” if any individual turned into aloof in the damaged building.
In a assertion on Twitter, Thames Valley Police talked about officers did no longer have any individual had been seriously injured and thanked these affected for their persistence.