Isle of Wight County Press readers caught in the storms or left dealing with the aftermath have sent us their photos, showing the extent of the damage.
From Sandown Bay to the Needles, the Island was hit by winds of more than 100mph, combined with rain and huge tidal surges, wreaking travel chaos, landslips and destruction.
The car park at Compton. Picture by Henry Partridge.
Damage to seawall at Ryde. Picture by Scott Wlaschin.
Waves crashing over the Albion Hotel at Freshwater Bay. Picture by Douglas Cox.
Damage to beach huts at Colwell Bay. Picture by Mark Cooper.
Stormy conditions at Freshwater Bay. Video by Mark Cooper.
Chinook helicopter bringing Land Rovers to the IW to assist at the Undercliff. Picture by Aaron Foster.
Army troops leaving the IW after assisting at the Undercliff. Picture Shane Thornton.shanethornton.co.uk/
Flooding at Westover in Calbourne. Picture by Jacqueline Chambers.
Flooding in Cowes High Street. Picture by Holly Fletcher.
Flooding at Cowes Parade. Picture by Will Matthews.
Van damaged by fallen masonry. Picture by Matthew Whitman.
Van damaged by fallen masonry. Picture by Susan Marsh.
10ft drop on the coastal path at Headon Warren. Picture by Richard Anscombe.
Seawall damage by Beldornie Towers in Ryde. Picture by Trevor Wilson.
Storm damage at Steephill Cove. Picture by Chad Powell via Twitter @IOWMilkyWay.
Storm damage at Steephill Cove. Picture by Jane W.
Flooding at Brading. Picture by Dawn Smith.
Storm damage at Freshwater Bay. Picture by Kay Botha.
Storm damage at Freshwater Bay. Picture by Perry Clifton.
Storm damage at Freshwater Bay. Picture by @pez6660 via Twitter