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UK storms at a glance: how Britain fared in the storms overnight

Guardian: * Around 80,000 homes and businesses remain without power, according to the Energy Networks Association. The majority of those without electricity are in Wales. Overnight about 130,000 homes and businesses across the UK had no power, with 10,000 affected in the north-west, 52,000 in mid and north Wales, 10,000 in Cheshire, 13,000 in the West Midlands and 19,000 in the south-west. In Ireland, strong winds left nearly 200,000 people without power. * Rail services across the UK remain disrupted....