Blackpool battered by waves during tidal surge

Waves crash on the Blackpool Main Promenade during high tide and a tidal surge.
Waves crash on the Blackpool Main Promenade during high tide and a tidal surge. Credit: John Giles/PA Wire
The traditional lights along the Blackpool Main Promenade.
The traditional lights along the Blackpool Main Promenade. Credit: John Giles/PA Wire
Blackpool Main Promenade under flood water following high tide and a tidal surge.
Blackpool Main Promenade under flood water following high tide and a tidal surge. Credit: John Giles/PA Wire
People take pictures on the Blackpool Main Promenade.
People take pictures on the Blackpool Main Promenade. Credit: John Giles/PA Wire

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Cameron views tidal surge damage in flood hit town

David Cameron surveyed the extent of the flood damage as he visited a town hit by last week's tidal surge. The Prime Minister visited Wells-next-the-Sea in north Norfolk and met those whose properties were damaged.