Photos and video: Storm causes damage in Ilfracombe

The damage in Ilfracombe this morning (Sun). Pic: Andrew Pettey

The damage in Ilfracombe this morning (Sun). Pic: Andrew Pettey - Credit: Archant

High winds bring huge waves crashing over the harbour wall - send us your photos and videos.

On Twitter, @_fabandy posted this action shot of a wave crashing into Ilfracombe

On Twitter, @_fabandy posted this action shot of a wave crashing into Ilfracombe - Credit: Archant

ILFRACOMBE seafront flooded today (Sat) as gusts of up to 70 miles per hour brought waves crashing over the harbour wall.

Jack Dabney captured this wave crashing into the harbour.

Jack Dabney captured this wave crashing into the harbour. - Credit: Archant

North Devon has been under a yellow weather warning for winds for most of the day and heavy rainfall is predicted to come in tomorrow.

The battering seas also brought down a wall on the promenade behind the Landmark Theatre.

Earlier today, a car also became stranded in Barnstaple as the tide came up around it.


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On Twitter and Facebook people have been sharing their photographs of the stormy weather.

@_fabandy tweeted a photo of the waves and said : “Wall of water #ilfracombe.”

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On Facebook, Jack Dabney posted a photo of a large wave and said: “Just looked out my window to see the weather, just managed to catch a wave coming over the pier nearly as high as the hill!”

Have you taken any photos or videos of the stormy weather today? Email them to sarah.howells@archant.co.uk or tweet us @northdevon24.

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