Watch: O2 Arena battered by Storm Eunice gale force winds

London's famous O2 Arena has been battered by Storm Eunice today (February 18)

London's famous O2 Arena has been battered by Storm Eunice today (February 18) - Credit: PA

The O2 Arena has been damaged by strong gales as Storm Eunice rips through the capital.

The music and events venue's dome can be seen being ripped apart in shocking footage shared on social media.

Eyewitnesses claim parts of the former Millennium Dome's white roof were seen floating down the River Thames.

Damage to the roof of the O2 Arena, in south east London, caused by Storm Eunice. Picture date: Frid

The roof of the O2 Arena has been damaged by Storm Eunice - Credit: PA

The arena has hosted some of the world's biggest stars, including Prince and Celine Dion.

We're bringing you the latest Storm Eunice news across the capital - check our live blog for updates throughout the day.