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Wednesday, 29 December, 1999, 15:37 GMT
In pictures: Europe clears up after storms




Europe faces a massive clear-up operation in the wake of the storms that raged earlier this week.




A resident of La Rochelle, south-western France, examines an uprooted tree blocking a road. Millions of trees were blown over in the high winds.




A couple from Louvigny near Caen, Normandy, protect their furniture from water damage.




A man looks at boats damaged in the harbour in La Rochelle. Cars and property were wrecked across France.




Rescue workers repair the roof that was blown off of a house in the French Alps. The storms have caused about $5bn damage across Europe.




Workers in western France winch a Portakabin that was knocked down in the storms onto a truck.




This helicopter rescued the only survivor of Tuesday's avalanche accident in the Tyrolean skiing resort of Galtuer, Austria. Nine German tourists died in the avalanche.

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