The British Isles are being pummeled by a powerful Christmas storm and travel is disrupted for many

This was the snow globe covering the statue of Eros in Piccadilly circus shortly before the storm destroyed the globe
This was the snow globe covering the statue of Eros in Piccadilly Circus shortly before the storm destroyed the globe

The British Isles has been pummeled by a Christmas storm during the last couple of days, yesterday it was the southern parts including London. Today the storm is moving north towards Scotland and Ireland. There is more rain and high winds predicted for the London area later on today. Travel was disrupted for many holiday travelers and people were stranded on trains for hours due to blockage from fallen trees and other debris.

An umbrella destroyed by the high winds
An umbrella destroyed by the high winds
Harrod's was still looking festive despite the storm, and it provided  welcome point of shelter for many - and you could pass the time by shopping or eating.
Harrod’s was still looking festive despite the storm, and it provided a welcome point of shelter for many – you could also pass the time by shopping or eating.

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