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Didcot chimney demolished despite strong winds

Hundreds of people braved the weather to watch Didcot's skyline change forever, with the demolition of the remaining chimney.

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The 655ft (199.5m) structure at the disused coal-fired power station, came down at around 7.30am

There had been suggestions the demolition would not take place after the Met Office upgraded today's weather warning to Amber, but the chimney was successfully brought down by controlled explosion.

Spectators wrapped up against the weather to watch the demolition Credit: PA

Despite strong winds, hundreds of people turned out at viewing points to watch.