Updated: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:45:00 GMT |
Storm batters Europe

Crashing waves



At least three people died in Europe when a strong storm whipped through Britain and the Netherlands on Monday. In this photo, people watch the waves batter into the sea wall of a marina in Brighton, south England. The storm lashed Britain with hurricane force winds, causing flooding and travel delays including the cancellation of roughly 130 flights at London's Heathrow Airport. Weather forecasters say it is one of the worst storms to hit Britain in years. (© Sang Tan/AP Photo)
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  • At least three people died in Europe when a strong storm whipped through Britain and the Netherlands on Monday. In this photo, people watch the waves batter into the sea wall of a marina in Brighton, south England. The storm lashed Britain with hurricane force winds, causing flooding and travel delays including the cancellation of roughly 130 flights at London's Heathrow Airport. Weather forecasters say it is one of the worst storms to hit Britain in years. (© Sang Tan/AP Photo)
  • A man helps a woman cross a square during strong winds in central Brussels on October 28. According to local media, the winds could've reached speeds of more than 100 km per hour (62 miles per hour) on Monday. (© Francois Lenoir/Reuters)
  • Driving conditions were treacherous on Britain's busy A14 road. (© REX Features)
  • Strong winds caused a crane to collapse onto the Cabinet Office in Whitehall, London. (© REX Features)
  • A crane lies on the Cabinet Office roof after collapsing in the storm in London, United Kingdom. Approximately 220,000 homes were without power and at least two people died after much of southern England was hit by the severe storm. (© Scott Campbell/Getty Images)
  • A fallen tree blocks the Herengracht canal in Amsterdam. Local police said a woman was killed when a tree fell on her in the city and Dutch citizens were warned against riding their bicycles because of the high winds. (© Margriet Faber/AP Photo)
  • Theo Harcourt, a 13-year-old student, jumps over a fallen tree as he makes his way to school in Islington, north London. Local media dubbed the storm "St. Jude" after the patron saint of lost causes who is traditionally celebrated on October 28. (© Olivia Harris/Reuters)
  • A car crushed by a tree in Clapham South, London. (© REX Features)
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At least 13 people are deade after a strong storm whipped through northern Europe on Monday. The storm lashed Britain with hurricane force winds, causing flooding and travel delays including the cancellation of roughly 130 flights at London's Heathrow Airport. Weather forecasters say it is one of the worst storms to hit Britain in a decade. In this photo, people watch the waves batter into the sea wall of a marina in Brighton, south England.

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