East Yorkshire coastal erosion

storm damage

Photographs taken by Brian Williams
on 2nd January 2014.

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At the Sandy Beaches Holiday Village, static caravans pitched close to the low cliff edge are vulnerable to the sea.

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The storm surge of December 2013 repositioned some caravans.

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Damage across the site was widespread.

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Flood-ruined furniture at the Riverside Hotel.


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Easington Beach caravan park is also exposed to the sea.

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Tilted static.

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Open to the elements.

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Serenity prevails.

Spurn (neck)

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The narrow ground between sea and estuary (right) was breached by high waters.

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For a short distance, posts mark a vehicular route along the beach. (Spurn is currently closed to visitor traffic. The blocks in the background are part of a wartime anti-tank barrier.)

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A Land Rover skirts fallen utility poles to wend its way down the peninsula.

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