In pictures: Aftermath of storms

Two people were killed on Friday as strong winds and heavy rain hit southern England, adding to problems already caused by widespread storms and flooding.

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A freak wave killed an 85-year-old cruise ship passenger in the Channel. Here waves hit the lighthouse and harbour at high tide at Newhaven in Sussex

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In central London, mother-of-three Julie Sillitoe, 49, was killed when the taxi she was driving was crushed by falling masonry. Her two passengers were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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Strong wind and waves batter parts of the south coast, including the East Cliff Pavilion in Folkestone, as thousands of homes are without power.

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Waves during high tide at Sunny Sands Beach in Folkestone. High winds are expected to subside during Saturday, after reaching 80mph.

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Soldiers help a tree surgeon remove a fallen tree in Egham, west London.

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Meanwhile, volunteers from the local community and charities have helped to fill sandbags before they are distributed in Egham following the wettest start to the year for 250 years.

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Residents walk along a flooded street in Henley-on-Thames. Areas across England and Wales remain badly affected by the flooding, with more rain expected on Monday.

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The Army and emergency services rescued 32 people trapped by surging flood water in a beachfront restaurant in Hampshire. Windows at the Marine Restaurant were also smashed by shingle picked up by fierce winds in the town of Milford on Sea on Friday night.

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On Hove promenade, near Brighton, a public bench is covered in pebbles thrown up by the storm.

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In Dorset, emergency services were called as part of a cliff collapsed at West Bay.

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Along the banks of the River Thames, the pitch of Henley Cricket Club, in Henley-on-Thames, is under water.