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Violent storms: Thousands without power after rains

29 June 2012 Last updated at 18:34 BST

Thousands of people are still without power after violent storms swept across large parts of the UK on Thursday.

The East Coast main line between Newcastle and Berwick-Upon-Tweed had been closed by landslides triggered by the downpour.

There was even a tornado in Lincolnshire, as Danny Savage reports.