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In Pictures: Rail and roads battered as Storm Callum drenches UK

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Motorists were left battling tricky conditions,, with the storms also hitting rail services.

Autumn weather Oct 13th 2018

Storm Callum has continued to cause disruption in several parts of the UK with flooding and falling trees.

Motorists were battling tricky driving conditions, and flooding and falling trees have seen major disruption across rail services in Wales, Devon, Cornwall and between the North West and Scotland.

Forecasters are warning of more of the same over the weekend, although some parts of England will escape the worst of the weather.

Autumn weather Oct 13th 2018
A car stranded in floodwater in Tonna near Aberdulais, Neath (Ben Birchall/PA)
Autumn weather Oct 13th 2018
The Adberdulais tinworks and waterfall centre entrance is flooded in South Wales (Ben Birchall/PA)
Autumn weather Oct 13th 2018
The River Neath is covered in foam from the extra water pouring over Aberdulais waterfall (Ben Birchall/PA)
Autumn weather Oct 13th 2018
Rail services were plagued by delays, with severe weather affecting services between Preston and Scotland, across Wales, and in South West England (Ben Birchall/PA)
Autumn weather Oct 13th 2018
An amber warning for rain remains in place for parts of south Wales, with further flooding and power cuts likely (Ben Birchall/PA)

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Autumn weather Oct 13th 2018
The coastal area was buffeted by heavy winds (Ben Birchall/PA)
Storm Callum
In Scotland, there has been widespread heavy rain, but it failed to put people off a walk down Edinburgh’s Royal Mile (Jane Barlow/PA)
Storm Callum
Edinburgh Castle’s esplanade was shrouded in mist and the tourists were battered by heavy rain (Jane Barlow/PA)

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