Winds batter Brighton's piers

Dramatic pictures from Sussex show ripped up trees, battered piers and runaway trampolines as gales hit the coast

Sussex was battered by heavy winds yesterday, tearing up trees, whipping the sea into a frenzy and flinging furniture around.

Here are some dramatic pictures from across the county.

Winds batter Brighton's piers

1. Windy Sussex

Winds batter Brighton's piers
Eddie Mitchell
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Waves batter Shoreham Beach. Credit: Sylvia Lemoniates

2. Windy Sussex

Waves batter Shoreham Beach. Credit: Sylvia Lemoniates
Sylvia Lemoniates
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Waves batter Shoreham Beach. Credit: Sylvia Lemoniates

3. Windy Sussex

Waves batter Shoreham Beach. Credit: Sylvia Lemoniates
Sylvia Lemoniates
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Tracey Collins's gazebo flew over her house and into her front garden in Henfield

4. Windy Sussex

Tracey Collins's gazebo flew over her house and into her front garden in Henfield
Tracey Collins
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