Storm Eleanor Throws Up Foam and Seawater in Blackpool

StoryfulWeatherPublished: January 3, 2018
Published: January 3, 2018

More than 24,000 homes across the UK were left without power on January 3, after the 100 mph winds of Storm Eleanor ripped across the country. The Met Office issued yellow weather warnings for heavy rain, hail, thunderstorms and flooding. Video here shows strong winds throwing up foam and water from the sea in Blackpool, England. On January 2, the storm passed over Ireland, leaving more than 50,000 people in the western part of the country without power, according to the BBC. Met Eireann, Ireland’s national meteorological service, issued a Status Orange weather alert for exceptionally high seas, coastal damage and flooding. Credit: Twitter/SevereWxUpdates2018 via Storyful

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