Storm Malik brought winds of up to 60mph across the region, uprooting trees, causing building evacuations and damaging roofs around the North East.
Here we look at nine photos as Storm Malik ripped through the North East.
1. Welcome to Sunderland
High winds caused by Storm Malik uproot road sign welcoming drivers to Sunderland Photo: Other 3rd party
2. Elwick Road, Hartlepool
Fence and tree blown over in Saturdays high winds next to hartlepool Cricket Ground in Elwick Road, Hartlepool, on Saturday morning. Photo: Kevin Brady
3. High winds
High winds cause a building in South Shields to partially collapse onto a nearby car Photo: Other 3rd party
4. Tim Hortons, Washington
Storm Malik caused damage to the roof of Tim Hortons at the Galleries, Washington, forcing the coffee shop to close Photo: Other 3rd party