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Thrill-seeking surfers ride huge Atlantic Ocean swell off Portuguese beach where daredevil set world record.
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CHAOS IN THE CANARIES
- In summer they attract thousands of Brits - but the Canary Islands have been lashed by gales which uprooted road signs and caused travel chaos.
- Usually tranquil beaches in Tenerife were emptied as 30ft waves crashed over the shore, while schools in Lanzarote were ordered to shut as the weather closed in on Friday.
- Dozens of flights were cancelled and severely delayed
- Five of the seven islands were on red alert - the highest possible - for high winds on Friday night, which was later reduced to a yellow alert or none at all for today.
Crashing waves on the shore of Tenerife.
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