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UK floods ravage south west – In Pictures – Al Jazeera English


UK floods ravage south west – In Pictures – Al Jazeera English.

Thousands left without power as storms batter the English coastline.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2014 09:13
Waves have destroyed a stretch of railway as well as a flood defence wall in the south west of England.The UK government pledged £100m ($163m) for flood works following the destruction which left thousands of people without power and forced others to flee their homes.

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Waves crash against the seafront and the railway line that has been closed due to storm damage at Dawlish on February 5 in Devon, England.

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A man walks in flood water as waves crash against the seafront and the railway line that has been closed due to storm damage at Dawlish.
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Waves crash against the seafront at Dawlish on February 5.
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Beach huts damaged by the storm waves at Dawlish on February 5.

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Spectators watch as waves break over the harbour wall at Porthcawl. High tides combined with gale force winds and further heavy rain mean some parts of the UK are bracing themselves for more flooding.

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A man and woman walk along the seafront as waves break over the harbour wall at Porthcawl.
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An onlooker takes a picture of Brighton’s dilapidated West Pier of which a large section was washed away in the storm on February 5.

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Waves pound the seafront in Brighton, United Kingdom.

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