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Wednesday 28 January 2015

In Pictures: Storm leaves thousands without power across NI and UK

Huge waves have turned Portstewart's play park into a swimming pool, as pictured by Darron Mark of Bowline Images
Huge waves turned Portstewart's play park into a swimming pool, as pictured by Darron Mark of Bowline Images
Huge waves at Portstewart, as pictured by Darron Mark of Bowline Images
Parked car at Donaghadee getting a free wash Pic Derek Polwin
Strong waves battered the north coast on Wednesday. Pic Evelyn McCullough
High winds and sea batter the Antrim coast road in Co Antrim. Pic Paul Faith
High winds and sea batter the Antrim coast road in Co Antrim. Pic Paul Faith
Network Rail handout photo of a tree on the line, south of the Moulinearn level crossing, Perthshire as as strong winds batter the UK.
An overturned lorry on the M6 by Junction 40 as strong winds batter the UK
SALTBURN, UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 05: Waves begin to break against Saltburn pier during the storm surge on December 5, 2013 in Saltburn, United Kingdom. Strong winds and big tides are expected to cause coastal flooding along many of the east coast of England. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)
SALTBURN, UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 05: Debris from the start of the storm surge covers a road near the Ship Inn on December 5, 2013 in Saltburn, United Kingdom. Strong winds and big tides are expected to cause coastal flooding along many of the east coast of England. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)
GREAT YARMOUTH, ENGLAND, DECEMBER 05: A local resident fills sandbags on the beach on December 5, 2013 in Great Yarmouth, England. Thousands of people are being evacuated from their homes, the Environment Agency has given 42 severe floods warnings as a storm surge hits large parts of the UK. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)
GREAT YARMOUTH, ENGLAND, DECEMBER 05: Sandbags are placed to protect an amusement arcade on December 5, 2013 in Great Yarmouth, England. Thousands of people are being evacuated from their homes, the Environment Agency has given 42 severe floods warnings as a storm surge hits large parts of the UK. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)
GREAT YARMOUTH, ENGLAND, DECEMBER 05: Sandbags are placed to protect an amusement arcade on December 5, 2013 in Great Yarmouth, England. Thousands of people are being evacuated from their homes, the Environment Agency has given 42 severe floods warnings as a storm surge hits large parts of the UK. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)
NORDDEICH, GERMANY - DECEMBER 05: A man covers his face against the heavy wind and rain on North Sea coastline on December 5, 2013 near Norddeich, Germany. Germany is bracing for "Xaver", a heavy storm meteorologists are predicting could be the most severe storm for the region in decades. (Photo by David Hecker/Getty Images)
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 5: A workmen starts to clear fallen trees and storm damage on Kelvin Way on December 5, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland.Parts of the UK have suffered winds of up to 142mph today, causing travel disruptions, loss of power and one death in West Lothian, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 5: Passersby pass fallen trees and storm damage on Kelvin Way on December 5, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. Parts of the UK have suffered winds of up to 142mph today, causing travel disruptions, loss of power and one death in West Lothian, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)
NESSMERSIEL, GERMANY - DECEMBER 05: Workers prepares a gate to the Harbour at the North Sea coastline on December 5, 2013 in Nessmersiel near Norddeich, Germany. Germany is bracing for "Xaver", a heavy storm meteorologists are predicting could be the most severe storm for the region in decades. (Photo by David Hecker/Getty Images)
SUN CITY, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 05: A flag is pictured against the storm clouds as plays is cancelled during the first round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Gary Player CC on December 5, 2013 in Sun City, South Africa. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
NORDDEICH, GERMANY - DECEMBER 05: A ferryboat to the island of Juist remains in the harbour because of a severe weather warning for the North Sea coastline on December 5, 2013 near Norddeich, Germany. Germany is bracing for "Xaver", a heavy storm meteorologists are predicting could be the most severe storm for the region in decades. (Photo by David Hecker/Getty Images)
©Russell Pritchard 5th December 2013 Last nights high winds up to 70 Miles an hour have caused trouble all over N.Ireland especially on the North Antrim Coast Portstewart children's "Pickie Pool" was flooded and the Cafe shutters blown off the hinges, and benches washed up on the rocks ©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard 5th December 2013 Last nights high winds up to 70 Miles an hour have caused trouble all over N.Ireland especially on the North Antrim Coast Portstewart children's "Pickie Pool" was flooded and the Cafe shutters blown off the hinges, and benches washed up on the rocks ©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard 5th December 2013 Last nights high winds up to 70 Miles an hour have caused trouble all over N.Ireland especially on the North Antrim Coast Portstewart children's "Pickie Pool" was flooded and the Cafe shutters blown off the hinges, and benches washed up on the rocks ©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
051213 PACEMAKER PRESS INTL. Parts of Portrush is closed off after tiles and parts of the building came off as the North Coast was battered by Gale Force winds. Hail Storms and strong winds still continue throughout the day. PHOTO: Kirth Ferris / Pacemaker
051213 PACEMAKER PRESS INTL. Parts of Portrush is closed off after tiles and parts of the building came off as the North Coast was battered by Gale Force winds. Hail Storms and strong winds still continue throughout the day. PHOTO: Kirth Ferris / Pacemaker
051213 PACEMAKER PRESS INTL. Main st. in Portrush is closed off after tiles and parts of the building came off as the North Coast was battered by Gale Force winds. Hail Storms and strong winds still continue throughout the day. PHOTO: Kirth Ferris / Pacemaker
051213 PACEMAKER PRESS INTL. Parts of Portrush is closed off after tiles and parts of the building came off as the North Coast was battered by Gale Force winds. Hail Storms and strong winds still continue throughout the day. PHOTO: Kirth Ferris / Pacemaker
Pacemaker Press Belfast 05-12-2013: Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE) has said 6,500 customers are without power after strong winds caused disruption to power supplies. High winds caused trees to fall on the Killyeagh Road blocking one lane outside Downpatrick . Picture By: Arthur Allison.
051213 PACEMAKER PRESS INTL. Main st. in Portrush is closed off after tiles and parts of the building came off as the North Coast was battered by Gale Force winds. Hail Storms and strong winds still continue throughout the day. PHOTO: Kirth Ferris / Pacemaker
©Russell Pritchard 5th December 2013 Last nights high winds up to 70 Miles an hour have caused trouble all over N.Ireland especially on the North Antrim Coast Portstewart children's "Pickie Pool" was flooded and the Cafe shutters blown off the hinges, and benches washed up on the rocks ©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
051213 PACEMAKER PRESS INTL. Parts of Portrush is closed off after tiles and parts of the building came off as the North Coast was battered by Gale Force winds. Hail Storms and strong winds still continue throughout the day. PHOTO: Kirth Ferris / Pacemaker
051213 PACEMAKER PRESS INTL. Parts of Portrush is closed off after tiles and parts of the building came off as the North Coast was battered by Gale Force winds. Hail Storms and strong winds still continue throughout the day. PHOTO: Kirth Ferris / Pacemaker
©Russell Pritchard 5th December 2013 Last nights high winds up to 70 Miles an hour have caused trouble all over N.Ireland especially on the North Antrim Coast Portstewart children's "Pickie Pool" was flooded and the Cafe shutters blown off the hinges, and benches washed up on the rocks ©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard 5th December 2013 Last nights high winds up to 70 Miles an hour have caused trouble all over N.Ireland especially on the North Antrim Coast Portstewart children's "Pickie Pool" was flooded and the Cafe shutters blown off the hinges, and benches washed up on the rocks ©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard 5th December 2013 Last nights high winds up to 70 Miles an hour have caused trouble all over N.Ireland especially on the North Antrim Coast Portstewart children's "Pickie Pool" was flooded and the Cafe shutters blown off the hinges, and benches washed up on the rocks ©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard 5th December 2013 Last nights high winds up to 70 Miles an hour have caused trouble all over N.Ireland especially on the North Antrim Coast Giants Causeway had some unbelievable waves this morning ©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
©Russell Pritchard 5th December 2013 Last nights high winds up to 70 Miles an hour have caused trouble all over N.Ireland especially on the North Antrim Coast Portstewart children's "Pickie Pool" was flooded and the Cafe shutters blown off the hinges, and benches washed up on the rocks ©Russell Pritchard / Presseye
051213 PACEMAKER PRESS INTL. Main st. in Portrush is closed off after tiles and parts of the building came off as the North Coast was battered by Gale Force winds. Hail Storms and strong winds still continue throughout the day. PHOTO: Kirth Ferris / Pacemaker
051213 PACEMAKER PRESS INTL. Parts of Portrush is closed off after tiles and parts of the building came off as the North Coast was battered by Gale Force winds. Hail Storms and strong winds still continue throughout the day. PHOTO: Kirth Ferris / Pacemaker
051213 PACEMAKER PRESS INTL. Parts of Portrush is closed off after tiles and parts of the building came off as the North Coast was battered by Gale Force winds. Hail Storms and strong winds still continue throughout the day. PHOTO: Kirth Ferris / Pacemaker
051213 PACEMAKER PRESS INTL. Parts of Portrush is closed off after tiles and parts of the building came off as the North Coast was battered by Gale Force winds. Hail Storms and strong winds still continue throughout the day. PHOTO: Kirth Ferris / Pacemaker
Pacemaker Press 5/12/2013 Stormy Winds hit Larne on the East Coast in Co Antrim as strong winds cause disruption across Northern Ireland Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
John Hancock from Knocknagoney awoke this morning to his roof blowing off and pictured it hanging outside his bedroom window.
Huge waves at the promenade in Portstewart, as pictured by Darron Mark of Bowline Images

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