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VIDEO: Huge storm surge blasts Perranporth

January 6, 2014, 9:23 am UTC

This is the moment a powerful storm surge washed into the beachside car park in Perranporth with the connecting bridge barely visible through the whitewash. The video was shot yesterday morning at around 7.40am, around an hour before high tide was due to hit. An Atlantic depression coupled with strong winds, is generating huge tidal swells across Cornwall. The sand surrounding The Watering Hole, on Perranporth's beach, has been compacted forming a six foot edge surrounding the...

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