This is the moment a large tree fell in a Wirral garden as strong winds battered the area.
Forecasters are warning that heavy rain and strong winds will impact the area mostly during the second half of the weekend.
On Saturday the Met Office issued Merseyside severe weather warnings for snow on Sunday and strong winds next week.
Storm Erik has been named as the 5th storm of the season by the Met Office.
Strong winds hit Merseyside overnight as the region was placed on a severe weather warning.
Merseyside has been placed on further yellow severe weather warnings for strong winds.
Merseyside has been placed on a yellow severe weather warning for strong winds.
This shocking picture shows the moment a man decides to go for a swim in 60 mph winds.
The dramatic pictures show the heavy roof lying on top of several damaged cars.
A weather system will move eastwards across the UK on Friday bringing widespread gales.