Blackpool weather: 17 spectacular images of the seafront battered by storms through the decades ahead of Storm Agnes
And as we prepare for Storm Agnes to batter the UK, these incredible images show how Blackpool has taken a real beating by Mother Nature through the years. In the firing line from Atlantic depressions, Blackpool has seen the worst of the British weather and the gale-force winds which repeatedly bring scenes like these to our shores. Thanks to modern sea defences constructed in recent years, the whole of the Fylde Coast is better protected – but it hasn’t always been that way. The sheer power in the waves are captured against the backdrop and familiarity of our town and remind us how the sea can change dramatically and should never be underestimated.
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