Blackpool beach closed as winds lash seafront

Sand shift as the beach is hit with high winds.
Sand shift as the beach is hit with high winds.

Blackpool beach was closed today and the was seafront deserted as high winds lashed at the holiday town.

High winds have battered the Blackpool seafront.
High winds have battered the Blackpool seafront.
Blackpool beach has been closed due to the severe weather.
Blackpool beach has been closed due to the severe weather.

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