The Welsh town of Aberystwyth saw some large waves at high tide this morning, but was spared the dramatic scenes of the last few months when sand and pebbles spilled over the promenade and pelted the waterfront homes.
Aberystwyth appears to have escaped any serious damage despite high seas overnight and some dramatic waves.
High tide at Aberystwyth. So far beautiful waves, not devastating ones. http://t.co/np11JL3Hxf
A bracing morning on Aberystwyth promenade but so far so good as the tide turns. http://t.co/fVfD107lEC
Hundreds of students are being evacuated from a storm-ravaged seaside resort as Wales is warned to brace itself for more severe weather.
Aberystwyth University has closed its seafront accommodation, which houses around 450 students, following advice from authorities about predicted high tides and strong winds.
All lectures and seminars due to be held on Friday and Monday were subsequently cancelled.
Businesses on the seafront were also hauling out sandbags again in case forecast 30ft-plus high tides coincide with a coastal surge and powerful winds.
One Twitter user has posted this image purporting to show a huge wave crashing on Aberystwyth promenade in western Wales.
The lifeboat crew in the Welsh town of Aberystwyth is warning people to stay away from the promenade on the shore as the high water mark fast approaches.
The coastal town has been pummelled by large waves in recent days.
The town's mayor Dylan Lewis had the same advice:
High tidal surge imminent along #Aberystwyth promenade, stay safe from danger and keep well away from the seafront.
Prime Minister David Cameron has called the horsemeat scandal an "appalling situation", stressing that if criminal activity has taken place "there should be the full intervention of the law".
Speaking at Prime Minister's Questions, Mr Cameron said an enhanced testing regime not only found contamination, but discovered that in some instances horsemeat had been passed off as beef.
He called the discovery "completely unacceptable".
I have just spoken to the abattoir owner in Yorkshire. He says it is a complete surprise the FSA have visited his site. The owner says he has a license to slaughter horses and denies any wrong-doing.
Three people have been airlifted from a caravan park and dozens more are awaiting rescue after serious flooding around Aberystwyth in West Wales, the Mid and West Fire and Rescue Service said.