Stormy weather Sandbanks – August 2017

August 2, 2017

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Today the weather has been horrendous, so I popped down to Sandbanks to take a few photos. Torrential rain, gusts of wind – so strong that at times I could barely stand up – a typical English summer!

Here are a few photos from today’s stormy weather at Sandbanks, Shore Road and Flaghead beaches. It’s safe to say that I was soaked from head to foot (it’s okay, my camera was fine).

Storms at Sandbanks, Poole - 2nd August 2017

Stormy weather, Shore Road, Sandbanks, Poole – 2nd August 2017.

Deserted beach - Shore Road, Sandbanks, Poole - 2nd August 2017

Deserted beach at Shore Road, Sandbanks, Poole – 2nd August 2017. Stormy weather at Flaghead beach, Poole, Dorset

 

Storms at Sandbanks, Poole - 2nd August 2017

RNLI lifeguard runs along the beach.

Lifeguard in stormy weather, Storms at Sandbanks, Poole - 2nd August 2017

RNLI Lifeguard runs in driving rain and wind. Stormy weather Sandbanks, Poole – 2nd August 2017.

Clearing the beach during storms at Sandbanks, Poole, 2nd August 2017.

Raking the beach during storms at Sandbanks, Poole, 2nd August 2017.

A lady walks along the promenade in driving rain and wind. Near Flaghead beach, Poole, Dorset.

A lady walks along the promenade in driving rain and wind. Near Flaghead beach, Poole, Dorset.

Runners in the rain near Flaghead beach, Poole - 2nd August 2017

Runners in the rain near Flaghead beach, Poole – 2nd August 2017.

The RNLI Lifeguard stretches after a run in stormy weather, Sandbanks, Poole.  2nd August 2017.

The RNLI Lifeguard stretches after a run in stormy weather, Sandbanks, Poole. 2nd August 2017.

Tractors raking the beach during stormy weather. At Flaghead beach, near Sandbanks, Poole.  2nd August 2017.

Tractors raking the beach during stormy weather. At Flaghead beach, near Sandbanks, Poole. 2nd August 2017.

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