Great Storm 1987 - 30 Year Anniversary

16 October 2017, 09:11

great storm 1987

The strom killed 18 people and caused an estimated £1 billion of damage when it struck the south of England 30 years ago. It also brought down around 15 million trees.

The scene of a caravan site in Peacehaven.

 

Shoreham Airport was affected.

 

millions of trees were brought down in the strong winds,

Hurricane damage to woodland in Ardingly, West Sussex, England.

 

Beach huts are strewn across Shoreham sea front after the devastating gales that hit the south of England.