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After some of the worst weather in decades around the North West coast, the North Pier at Blackpool is badly damaged.
And the people of New Brighton in Wirral have another big clean up after winds and rain battered their area in the night.
Video from Gareth Jones
Today's strong winds have also caused widespread damage to trees and property inland. Winds will ease off across the region over the 9 hours.
A56 Deansgate has been closed due to unsafe building between A34 Bridge Street and St Mary's Street / St Ann Street.
Debris is coming off the roof of Waterstones. The road has been closed for safety.