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At least seven killed as Storm Elsa batters Spain, Portugal and France with violent winds and floods

SEVEN people have died after a series of biblical floods in Europe - with tourists warned the worst is yet to come.

Storm Elsa has flooded rivers, torn down power lines, and sparked travel chaos in Portugal, France, and Spain.

Five of the deaths have been in Spain, with two more fatalities in Portugal.

Officials in Madrid said a 32-year-old South Korean woman was killed after being struck on the head by debris from a building.

And a 68-year-old Dutchman drowned off the coast of Andalusia while windsurfing.

The northwestern coast of Galicia and Asturias is on red alert for strong winds and high waves.

Eight city parks were closed in Madrid, while public areas where shut in Bordeaux.

Airports in Corsica were closed, and ferry services were suspended.

It comes as a tornado laid waste to parts of Surrey - with the terrifying twister ripping fences up and launching a trampoline into the sky.

And floods sparked travel chaos across England with closed roads and blocked railway lines after rivers burst their banks.

Stranded drivers and residents were pictured wading through waist-deep water in Kent, Surrey, Essex and Cambridgeshire.