The Coastguard warns of “phenomenal” 14-metre waves as 80mph winds hit the coastline of southern England.

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Huge Waves Lash South Coast As Storm Hits

Waves in Salcombe, Devon

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The kitchen of a flooded home in Moorland, Somerset

Sky’s Rhiannon Mills reports from Moorland in Somerset where residents are returning to see the devastation floods have caused to their homes.

Video: Residents Return To Flooded Homes

Southern Britain was on alert as hurricane-force winds and heavy rain combined with high tides threatened more flooding misery.

South Wales and the South West were the first areas to be hit by the storm, which moved over the rest of southern England during the afternoon.

The Coastguard in Brixham, Devon, said waves of up to 46ft (14m) were forecast to hit some areas.

Woman injured as tree falls on car
An elderly woman was injured in Yardley when a tree fell on this car

The extreme weather also puts more pressure on inland areas including the crisis-hit Somerset Levels.

Residents there have endured weeks of rain, with…

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