In Pictures: Storm Ciara batters UK

Storm Ciara has swept across the UK, with heavy rain and severe gales disrupting travel.

Winter weather Feb 9th 2020
Waves crash into the sea wall at Newhaven in East Sussex (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Onlookers watch the storm-churned waters at Newhave
Onlookers watch the storm-churned waters at Newhaven (Andrew Matthews/PA)
A RNLI lifeboat makes its way out to sea at Newhaven
A RNLI lifeboat makes its way out to sea at Newhaven (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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Flooding in Hawes, North Yorkshire (Thomas Beresford/Twitter/PA)
A fallen tree in the Longlevens area of Gloucester (
A fallen tree in the Longlevens area of Gloucester (Rod Minchin/PA)
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Firefighters rescue a driver from a car in a flooded street in Blackpool (South Shore Fire Station/Twitter/PA)
Water is pumped from a closed section of the A66 near Bowes in Co Durham
Water is pumped from a closed section of the A66 near Bowes in Co Durham (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Traffic passes through water on the A66 (
Traffic passes through water on the A66 (Owen Humphreys/P{A)
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A trampoline on the railway line between Sevenoaks and Orpington (Network Rail Kent and Sussex/Twitter/PA)
A downed tree hit a car in Wigan
A downed tree hit a car in Wigan (Victoria Gregson/Twitter/PA)
Damage to one of the stands at Wisbech Town Football Club in Cambridgeshire
Damage to one of the stands at Wisbech Town Football Club in Cambridgeshire (Joe Giddens/PA)
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