Storm Barra: Hastings lifeboat issues safety warning
A warning has been issued as the impact of Storm Barra is felt along the East Sussex coast.
A yellow weather warning was issued for Sussex by the Met Office today (December 7).
The Hastings lifeboat crew tweeted: “Starting to see the effects here in #Hastings with a near-spring high tide at 1250 - stay clear of the water’s edge - beware of sea flooding the promenade - in an emergency, dial 999 and ask for the coastguard - stay safe.”
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A yellow weather warning is in place until11.59pm.
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