In Pictures: Storm Alex sets sights on southern England

Waves crash along the coast at Swanage in Dorset
Waves crash along the coast at Swanage in Dorset - (Copyright PA Wire)
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Parts of the UK were lashed by heavy rain and high winds as Storm Alex heralded the arrival of a stretch of bad weather over the weekend.

Southern coastal areas of England could see gusts of up to 65mph and others could be at risk of flooding before the end of Sunday.

Autumn weather Oct 2nd 2020 - (Copyright PA Wire)
Autumn weather Oct 2nd 2020 - (Copyright PA Wire)
People watch the spectacle as waves crash along the coast at Swanage - (Copyright PA Wire)
Autumn weather Oct 2nd 2020 - (Copyright PA Wire)
Autumn weather Oct 2nd 2020 - (Copyright PA Wire)
Autumn weather Oct 2nd 2020 - (Copyright PA Wire)
Autumn weather Oct 2nd 2020 - (Copyright PA Wire)
Autumnal scenes in central London - (Copyright PA Wire)

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