Britain braces for strong winds, floods as storm looms

People watch as large waves break against barriers at the harbour in Porthcawl, south Wales on October 27, 2013 ahead of the arrival of a predicted storm. Britain was braced on October 27 for its worst storm in a decade, with heavy rain and winds of more than 80 miles (130 kilometres) an hour set to batter the south of the country. AFP PHOTO / GEOFF CADDICK

People watch as large waves crash against the walls of Brighton Marina, southern England on October 27, 2013 as high winds pick up ahead of an expected storm. Britain was braced on October 27 for its worst storm in a decade, with heavy rain and winds of more than 80 miles (130 kilometres) an hour set to batter the south of the country. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL

People take a walk along the pebble beach as large waves crash against the walls of Brighton Marina in the background in Brighton, southern England on October 27, 2013 as high winds pick up ahead of an expected storm. Britain was braced on October 27 for its worst storm in a decade, with heavy rain and winds of more than 80 miles (130 kilometres) an hour set to batter the south of the country. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL

Large waves crash against the walls of Brighton Marina, southern England on October 27, 2013 as high winds pick up ahead of an expected storm. Britain was braced on October 27 for its worst storm in a decade, with heavy rain and winds of more than 80 miles (130 kilometres) an hour set to batter the south of the country. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL

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