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Stormy weather in the UK

Waves hitting a seafront

Waves lashed the seafront at Porthcawl, Wales, before high tide as winds of nearly 80mph hit the UK.

A woman with an umbrella

In Richmond-upon-Thames, Surrey, a woman was among many commuters who struggled to work in high winds.

Waves in Lyme Regis

Large waves created by storm conditions crashed over buildings at high tide at Lyme Regis, in Dorset.

Flooding in Exmouth

In Exmouth, the heavy winds and powerful waves meant water spilled on to some roads, making driving difficult.

Woman with umbrella

The wind and rain forced many of those braving the elements to don winter clothing and carry an umbrella.

Gridlocked traffic

The bad weather caused problems for drivers on the old Severn Bridge, where traffic was gridlocked.

Heavy snow on the A66 in County Durham

High winds and heavy snow meant treacherous conditions for drivers on the A66 in County Durham.


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