Storms

People walk along a wooden bridge submerged by floodwater in Guilin

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People walk along a wooden bridge submerged by floodwater at Guilin, in south China’s Guangxi province, on Tuesday. Alerts for heavy storms were issued for several areas in the region as strong rainfall swept the north of the province, state media reported.

A graveyard is seen underwater in the village of Moorland in south west England...A graveyard is seen underwater in the village of Moorland in south west England February 7, 2014. Many areas of the Somerset Levels have been underwater for over a month in the wettest January in Britain on record. Severe weather warnings for rain and gale force winds have been issued for the weekend. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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A flooded graveyard in the village of Moorland in southwest England on Friday is just one of the many areas of the Somerset Levels that have been underwater for more than a month in the wettest January on record in Britain. Severe weather warnings for rain and gale force winds continue for the weekend

Spectators watch as waves break over the harbour wall at Porthcawl Wales, during a high tide today.

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Spectators watch as waves break over the harbour wall at Porthcawl, Wales, on Wednesday

People watch and photograph enormous waves as they break on Porthcawl harbour, South Wales.

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People watch and photograph enormous waves as they break on Porthcawl harbour, South Wales. The UK has been hit by storms and flooding over the past week