25/10/2013 12:27 BST

Storm Set To Batter UK: Here's Some Of Our Most Freakish Weather On Record (VIDEO)

Britain is preparing for the most powerful storm in years next week, with gales of more than 80mph lashing parts of England.

The past few years has seen the UK get its fair share of extreme weather, from the delightful heatwave this summer, to less delightful flash floods and snowstorms.