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High winds and blizzards sweep UK

3 January 2012 Last updated at 15:21 GMT

Powerful storms have caused severe disruption across much of Britain.

A motorist was killed when a tree collapsed on his van in Kent.

And a sailor was killed after his vessel was hit by a large wave in the English Channel.

Winds of up to 100mph have left tens of thousands without power in Scotland and parts of England and Northern Ireland.

Lorna Gordon reports from a wind-lashed Glasgow.