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Storm Ophelia batters Ireland and UK

Waves crash over the lighthouse as storm Ophelia passes Porthcawl, Wales. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

Waves crash over the lighthouse as storm Ophelia passes Porthcawl, Wales. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

Waves crash over the lighthouse as storm Ophelia passes Porthcawl, Wales. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden
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Waves batter the coastline as storm Ophelia hits Galway, Ireland. PAUL DEVANE/ via REUTERS

Waves batter the coastline as storm Ophelia hits Galway, Ireland. PAUL DEVANE/ via REUTERS

Waves batter the coastline as storm Ophelia hits Galway, Ireland. PAUL DEVANE/ via REUTERS
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A woman takes a picture during storm Ophelia in the County Clare town of Lahinch, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A woman takes a picture during storm Ophelia in the County Clare town of Lahinch, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A woman takes a picture during storm Ophelia in the County Clare town of Lahinch, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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A car drives through a flooded road that is covered in seaweed during Storm Ophelia in Galway, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A car drives through a flooded road that is covered in seaweed during Storm Ophelia in Galway, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A car drives through a flooded road that is covered in seaweed during Storm Ophelia in Galway, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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A police officer stands next to a fallen tree as storm Ophelia passes Sale, Britain. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A police officer stands next to a fallen tree as storm Ophelia passes Sale, Britain. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A police officer stands next to a fallen tree as storm Ophelia passes Sale, Britain. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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A 'road closed' sign is seen submerged in floodwater during Storm Ophelia in Galway, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A 'road closed' sign is seen submerged in floodwater during Storm Ophelia in Galway, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A 'road closed' sign is seen submerged in floodwater during Storm Ophelia in Galway, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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The roof of a thatched cottage starts to blow off as storm Ophelia hits the County Clare village of Spanish Point, Ireland. 


REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

The roof of a thatched cottage starts to blow off as storm Ophelia hits the County Clare village of Spanish Point, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

The roof of a thatched cottage starts to blow off as storm Ophelia hits the County Clare village of Spanish Point, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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Winds batter the harbour as storm Ophelia hits Cork, Ireland. KIERON O'CONNOR/ via REUTERS

Winds batter the harbour as storm Ophelia hits Cork, Ireland. KIERON O'CONNOR/ via REUTERS

Winds batter the harbour as storm Ophelia hits Cork, Ireland. KIERON O'CONNOR/ via REUTERS
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People walk on a seaweed-covered path during Storm Ophelia in Galway, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

People walk on a seaweed-covered path during Storm Ophelia in Galway, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

People walk on a seaweed-covered path during Storm Ophelia in Galway, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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The Galway Atlantaquaria National Aquarium of Ireland building is seen submerged in floodwater during Storm Ophelia in Galway, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

The Galway Atlantaquaria National Aquarium of Ireland building is seen submerged in floodwater during Storm Ophelia in Galway, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

The Galway Atlantaquaria National Aquarium of Ireland building is seen submerged in floodwater during Storm Ophelia in Galway, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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A road sign is seen submerged in floodwater during Storm Ophelia in Galway, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A road sign is seen submerged in floodwater during Storm Ophelia in Galway, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A road sign is seen submerged in floodwater during Storm Ophelia in Galway, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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A fallen live electricity wire is seen on the road during Storm Ophelia in the County Clare town of Ballyvaughan, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A fallen live electricity wire is seen on the road during Storm Ophelia in the County Clare town of Ballyvaughan, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A fallen live electricity wire is seen on the road during Storm Ophelia in the County Clare town of Ballyvaughan, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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Large waves crash along sea defences and the harbour as storm Ophelia approaches Porthleven in Cornwall, south west Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Large waves crash along sea defences and the harbour as storm Ophelia approaches Porthleven in Cornwall, south west Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Large waves crash along sea defences and the harbour as storm Ophelia approaches Porthleven in Cornwall, south west Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Waves batter the coastline as storm Ophelia hits Galway, Ireland. PAUL DEVANE/ via REUTERS

Waves batter the coastline as storm Ophelia hits Galway, Ireland. PAUL DEVANE/ via REUTERS

Waves batter the coastline as storm Ophelia hits Galway, Ireland. PAUL DEVANE/ via REUTERS
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The sun is seen after dawn after the Met Office reported that storm Ophelia has drawn dust north from the Sahara, near Exeter, Britain. 


REUTERS/Toby Melville

The sun is seen after dawn after the Met Office reported that storm Ophelia has drawn dust north from the Sahara, near Exeter, Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville

The sun is seen after dawn after the Met Office reported that storm Ophelia has drawn dust north from the Sahara, near Exeter, Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Surfers wait in the Atlantic on their surfboard for big waves to hit on the eve of storm Ophelia in the County Clare town of Lahinch, Ireland. 


REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Surfers wait in the Atlantic on their surfboard for big waves to hit on the eve of storm Ophelia in the County Clare town of Lahinch, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Surfers wait in the Atlantic on their surfboard for big waves to hit on the eve of storm Ophelia in the County Clare town of Lahinch, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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An uprooted tree lies in a road as storm Ophelia hits Cork, Ireland. 


KIERON O'CONNOR/ via REUTERS

An uprooted tree lies in a road as storm Ophelia hits Cork, Ireland. KIERON O'CONNOR/ via REUTERS

An uprooted tree lies in a road as storm Ophelia hits Cork, Ireland. KIERON O'CONNOR/ via REUTERS
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Winds batter the coast as storm Ophelia hits the County Clare town of Lahinch. 


REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Winds batter the coast as storm Ophelia hits the County Clare town of Lahinch. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Winds batter the coast as storm Ophelia hits the County Clare town of Lahinch. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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People walk across a beach as storm Ophelia approaches near Trearddur Bay in Anglesey, Wales. 



REUTERS/Phil Noble

People walk across a beach as storm Ophelia approaches near Trearddur Bay in Anglesey, Wales. REUTERS/Phil Noble

People walk across a beach as storm Ophelia approaches near Trearddur Bay in Anglesey, Wales. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Winds batter the coast as storm Ophelia hits the County Clare town of Lahinch. 


REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Winds batter the coast as storm Ophelia hits the County Clare town of Lahinch. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Winds batter the coast as storm Ophelia hits the County Clare town of Lahinch. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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