WATCH: How the Great Storm struck 30 years ago

Contestants line-up at the Elm Grove, Hayling Island, Co-Op for The News-Co-Op trolley dash. From left, S Slade, of Portsmouth, M O'Connor, of Southsea, G Perryman, of Clanfield, V Gibson of Titchfield, E Jackson, of Portchester, and J Jones, of Hayling Island

THIS WEEK IN 1981: ‘All you can collect – and free’ in a trolley dash with The News

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It's 30 years since the Great Storm swept through southern England.

This video compilation by the Press Association shows images of some of the damage caused in October 1987.

Trees down in Chichester after the storm

Trees down in Chichester after the storm