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Monday, 30 October, 2000, 14:27 GMT
Storm damage in pictures
Some of the worst weather to hit England and Wales in living memory has brought chaos for commuters and caused widespread damage to coastal areas.

Waves crash against Dover promenade with the harbour in the background
Stormy conditions closed Dover harbour and caused ferry delays

Properties at Selsey Bill, West Sussex, along the south coast were battered by storms
The south coast was pounded with 90mph winds and high seas

A damaged train cab at Chilworth Station, near Guildford
Several trains were hit by fallen trees which caused cancellations

Passengers wait to be picked up by a coach near Birmingham
Fallen trees forced rail commuters onto buses

Railway workers clear fallen trees which landed on a commuter train near Birmingham
Maintenance workers cleared trees off railway lines

A holiday chalet in tatters at the West Sands Caravan site at Selsey
Holiday homes took a battering and many were destroyed

oak tree
A 300-year-old oak in Shropshire, descended from the one climbed by King Charles II, was split in two by the storms

bus
A bus struggles through a flooded junction at Norton Fitzwarren in Somerset

Somerset
Large parts of England and Wales continue on flood alert

snow in Cumbria
While rain lashed much of the country - areas like Cumbria received heavy snowfall
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30 Oct 00 | UK
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