Top ten storm pictures from 'Big Wednesday'

Top ten storm pictures from 'Big Wednesday'

Top ten storm pictures from 'Big Wednesday'

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Here at the Packet we have a had a quick look for the top ten (or more) pictures from yesterday's storm mayhem. 

While things have calmed down alot out there, we are in for more this weekend, so keep checking back for coverage as it happens.

Get in touch via thepacket.co.uk, on Twitter @thepacket, email me on jonathan.millar@packetseries.co.uk or call on 01326 213 328 if you have any pictures and videos you want to share

First up, Porthleven, a favourite with the national press due to the dramatic nature of the storm pictures taken as the waves pound the coast.

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Picture: A Ludnow

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This storm seriously damaged the harbour, and sank a number of boats, but this canon braved the worst that the wild waves could throw at it.

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No this is not snow, it is sea foam whipped up by the waves and wind at Poldhu.

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Picture by Jez Put

Here is one from Swanpool, where the beach was washed up and over the road.

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While these trees in Falmouth came down in the wild wind.

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How about this little fellow, a puffin believed to have washed from the Scilly Isles has been saved by a couple after washing up on Gyllyngvase Beach.

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One of the first victims of the high winds, the stand at Treyew Road.

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Next, while not in Cornwall, this storm damage to the mainline at Dawlish will have a serious impact on the county.

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Here are some shared online. Penzance at the height of the storm.

 

RT @CharlieDFlores: Dayumm #penzance #2014realness http://t.co/an9zZXWPQk

— @findmeluxury 05 February 2014

The Watering Hole has been the focus of attention for many as it faced the storm with a stout heart, and a little divine intervention.

RT @W_hole_Cornwall: You shall not pass #Poseidon #Perranporth #CornishStorm http://t.co/FG6mkyVJK4

— @TillyManaton 05 February 2014

St Agnes took a battering as well.

 

#StAgnes #Cornwall #storms #bigwednesday http://t.co/T8Rr7b8ikg

— @HomelandFarm 05 February 2014

And last as an added extra, who knew that Cornwall Council had an 'underground bunker"

 

Is this the underground bunker at County Hall

We're planning to scale down resources in Silver Control. A small team will stay & monitor the situation #ccfloods http://t.co/ioU8nVidfB

— @CornwallCouncil 05 February 2014
 
So not quite like we had imagined.
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10:54am Thu 6 Feb 14

Gillian R.Z. Martin says...

All the pictures are good but my favourite picture is the Porthleven one that looks to me as if it was taken from the bottom of Institute Hill. All these pictures will no doubt serve as a reminder for years to come how the county has suffered.
All the pictures are good but my favourite picture is the Porthleven one that looks to me as if it was taken from the bottom of Institute Hill. All these pictures will no doubt serve as a reminder for years to come how the county has suffered. Gillian R.Z. Martin
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9:55am Fri 7 Feb 14

Elchev says...

This part of Cornwall is a like a second home to me, just heartbreaking to see all the devastation ....
This part of Cornwall is a like a second home to me, just heartbreaking to see all the devastation .... Elchev
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6:05pm Fri 7 Feb 14

lizardsmitten says...

Elchev wrote:
This part of Cornwall is a like a second home to me, just heartbreaking to see all the devastation ....
Same here
[quote][p][bold]Elchev[/bold] wrote: This part of Cornwall is a like a second home to me, just heartbreaking to see all the devastation ....[/p][/quote]Same here lizardsmitten
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