Cornwall to Scotland battered by storms

Storms have ravaged the west coast of the UK, with treacherous conditions reported as far away as Penzance in Cornwall to Dumbarton in Scotland.

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The Cornwall coastline as the waves begin to batter Penzance. Credit: Daybreak/ITV

Waves surged onto coast roads in Cornwall, scaling the wall and crashing down on the opposite side, endangering motorists.

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Before reaching the other side of the road. Credit: Daybreak/ITV

The bad weather did not stop there. Parts of Dunbarton have been flooded, with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency warning properties are at risk.

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Residential areas of Dunbarton have been flooded by the severe weather. Credit: Daybreak/ITV

Multiple flood warnings are in place in Scotland, Wales and south-west England and an amber severe gale warning has been issued by the Met Office.

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