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Predictions of severe UK weather

Large swathes of the UK are braced for a storm bringing with it gale-force winds, possible travel disruption and the risk of some coastal flooding.

Worst hit will be Scotland, where 80mph winds are expected, and the north and east of England, BBC forecasters say, while communities on England's east coast are being told to prepare for the most serious tidal surge for 30 years.

  • 05 Dec 2013
  • From the section UK