In Pictures: Surf’s up – hardy souls brave the elements

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Wintry weather brought challenging conditions across the country this week, with widespread flooding also left in the wake of Storm Christoph.

But surfing fans were able to take advantage of choppy seas, heading into the water at Blyth beach in Northumberland.

Winter weather Jan 23rd 2021
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Winter weather Jan 23rd 2021
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Winter weather Jan 23rd 2021
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Winter weather
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Watersports fans and walkers also blew away the cobwebs at Bournemouth beach in Dorset.

Winter weather Jan 23rd 2021
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Coronavirus – Sat Jan 23, 2021
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Coronavirus – Sat Jan 23, 2021
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Coronavirus – Sat Jan 23, 2021
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Meanwhile in Worcestershire, sledgers took to the slopes at Wychbury Hill in Hagley.

Winter weather Jan 23rd 2021
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Winter weather Jan 23rd 2021
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Winter weather Jan 23rd 2021
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