A man traveling in a car died when some debris struck the windscreen at Switch Island, Netherton.
There were many media reports that mentioned causalities due to the storm. One of the incidents was of a man who died due to debris caused by the storm. Highgate Police confirmed that a passenger in a car was killed in Merseyside while driving towards Aintree at about 2:10 pm when debris reportedly hit the windscreen, BBC reported on February 19, 2022. The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene while the driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
The Met Office has issued two ultra-rare red weather warnings for the first time, including one in the southeast of the U.K. The Independent reported millions of people were advised to stay at home for the day due to the dangers posed by flying debris and falling trees. Simultaneously, transportation cancellations meant that many people were unable to travel.