LiveThe best of the bore: the top pictures and videos from today's natural wonder on the river Severn

First published in Tewkesbury
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by , Group Deputy Editor

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Summary

  • HUNDREDS of people gathered on the banks of the river Severn today to watch a five-star Severn bore (the largest kind).
  • Here are the highlights of the natural wonder in tweets, photos and videos.

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There are lots more pictures from today on the Severn Bore website.

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There was evidence afterwards of the awesome power of nature.

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All in all a decent day's entertainment for the crowds.

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Some people couldn't see what all the fuss was about (though it's not the first time we've heard this one).

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When the it arrived a brave few were ready to ride.

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And as the bore approached, surfers waited anxiously...

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But despite the warnings, large crowds gathered.

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Higher than usual tides also posed a danger to onlookers.

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The authorities were nervous that recent heavy rain had made riverbanks dangerous and were advising spectators to stay away.

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