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In Pictures: Widespread flooding as Storm Dennis strikes

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South Wales faced a red flood warning.

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Storm Dennis brought flooding disruption to many parts of the country at the weekend, with roads closed and rail services cancelled, while South Wales residents were warned the situation was “life-threatening”.

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Sheep were stranded by floodwater in Carmarthen (RSPCA/PA)
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Local residents remain cheerful as they walk through receding floodwater in Mountain Ash (Ben Birchall/PA)
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A digger is used to clear debris from around a car carried by floodwater from the road outside the Aberdare Hotel in Mountain Ash (Ben Birchall/PA)
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A car passes through a flooded road near Yalding in Kent (Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/PA
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One-year-old Blake is handed to his mother by a rescue worker in Nantgarw, South Wales (Ben Birchall/PA)
Car in floodwater
A car drives through a flooded road in the village of Findern in Derbyshire (Josh Payne/PA)
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Submerged vehicles in South Wales (Ben Birchall/PA)

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Waves pound against the harbour wall at Portreath, Cornwall (Cameron Smith/PA)
A family is taken to safety after flooding in Nantgarw
A family is taken to safety after flooding in Nantgarw (Ben Birchall/PA)
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A man works to remove a tree blown over by Storm Dennis in Birkenshaw on the outskirts of Bradford (Danny Lawson/PA)
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A stormy beachfront walk in Folkestone, Kent (Gareth Fuller/PA)

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A member of the public and their dogs are rescued (Ben Birchall/PA)
A firefighter carries a dog to safety
A firefighter carries another dog to safety (Ben Birchall/PA)
Waves pound against the harbour wall at Porthcawl, Wales
Waves pound against the harbour wall at Porthcawl, Wales (Ben Birchall/PA)
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A man cleans up the street after flooding in Pontypridd (Ben Birchall/PA)
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Clean-up work gets under way in Poundland, Pontypridd (Ben Birchall/PA)

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