The wrath of Storm Claudio has elevated to new heights as strong 70mph winds damaged the structure of a pier.
Brighton's iconic West Pier was the unfortunate victim as part of the structure collapsed into the sea after being met by powerful gusts.
In response to the increasingly dangerous weather conditions, the government has issued seven flood warnings across the country.
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The warnings mean that flooding is increasingly expected to occur in parts of the country.
The Met Office has issued numerous yellow weather warnings for the potential of thunderstorms in place across Southern England, London and Wales for today (November 4).
The south coast has also become subject of a weather warning for thunderstorms issued by the Met Office who've warned the public of potential flooding of homes and businesses and travel delay.
Netweather has forecasted that heavy showers will come into play this weekend and will continue through to early next week.
Forecaster Jo Farrow said: "A smaller low pressure swings in from the northwest later on Thursday brushing western areas in a cooler flow. Next, the North Atlantic will be dominated by ex-hurricane Martin.
"This large deep low pressure will edge towards Iceland and throw its weather fronts over Ireland and western Britain by Saturday.
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"This will bring blustery rain and a push of milder air from the southwest.
"Another low pressure will sprint across the Atlantic at the weekend, to the south of ex-Martin and reach the UK later on Sunday with strong winds and showery rain for exposed areas.
The Met Office has offered warnings on what may be in store for residents in Kent, including likely damage to buildings and structures due to flooding.
Delays to train services and likely short-term loss of power could be expected as well as driving conditions possibly being impaired thanks to spray and hail.
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