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    Severe Weather Across Britain: Two Dead, Thousands Of Homes Without Power

    Two have died, homes have been flooded and power lines have been disrupted.

    Updated - Dec 5, 3:19 p.m. GMT:

    Winds of up to 90mph & "significant" flood risk as storm hits northern Britain on Thursday http://t.co/SbBl9vMnfp &

    BBC Breaking News

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    Winds of up to 90mph & "significant" flood risk as storm hits northern Britain on Thursday http://t.co/SbBl9vMnfp &

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    Scottish police have confirmed a truck driver was killed on Thursday after his truck overturned.

    A man has also been killed by a falling tree in Retford, Nottinghamshire.

    Some 100,000 homes in Scotland are without power.

    Tree falls on a car in Edinburgh as winter storms are battering Scotland. Photo: Gordon Jack

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    Tree falls on a car in Edinburgh as winter storms are battering Scotland. Photo: Gordon Jack

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    Dozens of homes have been flooded in Rhyl, North Wales.

    RT @Danzie78: @RNLI Flood Rescue Team helps evacuate residents from flooded homes in Rhyl http://t.co/KbJK4cGJpG

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    RT @Danzie78: @RNLI Flood Rescue Team helps evacuate residents from flooded homes in Rhyl

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    Residents struggle in the flood water in Rhyl http://t.co/PEIvOiL4Tp

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    Residents struggle in the flood water in Rhyl http://t.co/PEIvOiL4Tp

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    England is also beginning to feel the tidal surge.

    Blackpool Prom closed as the sea takes over the Golden Mile #storm

    Jon Rhodes

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    Blackpool Prom closed as the sea takes over the Golden Mile #storm

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    Record storm surge, wind gusts up to 160 km/h slamming the UK today. Photo from New Brighton via @_CallumHill

    The Weather Network

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    Record storm surge, wind gusts up to 160 km/h slamming the UK today. Photo from New Brighton via @_CallumHill

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    Emergency teams and crisis centres have been mobilised in Northern Ireland where thousands more homes have lost power.

    Via belfasttelegraph.co.uk

    There are severe weather warnings across the UK.

    The Met Office has a yellow warning in place. It predicts that gusts could reach speeds of 70 mph (115 kph) as a storm moves in from the Atlantic. In parts of Scotland and England an orange warning - meaning to be prepared for disruption - has been issued for gusts of 80 mph (130 kph)

    It's completely normal for the time of year. We've got to expect a few stormy periods every winter.

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