PICTURE GALLERY: How the Great Storm swept across the Portsmouth area 30 years ago

Here’s our picture gallery showing the devastating effects of the Great Storm 30 years ago.

Photographs from Portsmouth and the surrounding region show the huge damage caused in a night of mayhem early on October 16, 1987.

It was not only trees which were uprooted, here's a 'dead' phone box in Copnor Road, Copnor, Portsmouth.

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