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Last Updated: Friday, 19 January 2007, 14:29 GMT
In pictures: Nature

Fallen trees

BBC News website readers have been sending in their pictures of storm damage. Derek Powell: "Trees that have fallen in Warrington, Cheshire."

A tree crushing a car

Ali Hosin: "This is a car having been severely damaged by a falling tree following strong winds in Frognal, Hampstead, north west London."

Dog facing into the wind

Tim Brown: "Walking the dog on Harrow on the Hill."

Tree fallen in Haslemere, Surrey

Mrs G. Godley: "Of all the things to land on it chose the greenhouse!

Car crushed by fallen tree

Deon Cotgrove: "I took this on my mobile of a large tree crushing a car on Windmill Road, Brentford."

Tree down in Hertfordshire

"My main road home was completely cut off by this large old tree, sadly felled by the sheer strength of the stormy winds," says Jools in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire.

Cars crushed by a tree

Seb Cardinal: "Nine cars were crushed in a drive way in Highgate, north London. A man was trapped in the white van and had to be cut out by the fire brigade."

A tree crushes two vehicles in Burnley

David Fergus: "A tree was blown over onto two vehicles in the car park of a working men's club in Burnley."

A fallen tree missing a house

Bibhas Roy: "Guess we were lucky - it could have flattened our house."

Tree across road in Essex

"This is what you call a speed hump," says Robert Cattaway of Epping Green, Essex, who sent in this image of yet another tree felled by the winds.

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