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In Pictures: Storm Callum hits with winds of more than 70mph

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The storm left thousands of households without power and dozens of flights grounded – and even hit guests at the royal wedding.

Storm Callum brought winds of more than 70mph to parts of the UK which left dozens of flights grounded and thousands of homes without power.

The third named storm of the season buffeted the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and the west coast of Britain, bringing with it torrential rain and raising huge waves in coastal areas.

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A man gets caught by a wave at Blackrock swimming point in Salthill, Co Galway (Brian Lawless/PA)
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A jogger is caught by the spray on Salthill promenade, Co Galway (Brian Lawless/PA)
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A mink tried to stay as from from the waves as he could in Salthill (Brian Lawless/PA)
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The Met Office had issued an amber warning risk to life for South Wales due to heavy rain (Brian Lawless/PA)
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The Environment Agency has issued two flood warnings across the south coast of England as well as more than 20 flood alerts (Julia Pannett/PA)
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A guest stoops to collect her hat that blew off as she arrives at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle (Adrian Dennis/PA)

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