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Brighton police warns people to stay away from 'dangerous' beach
1:26pm Tuesday 11th February 2014 in News
UPDATED: People have been warned again to stay away from the seafront as high winds and rain continue to batter the Sussex coast.
Today, Brighton and Hove beach police advised people to stay away from the beach because strong winds and very rough waves are making conditions very dangerous.
STAY AWAY FROM THE BEACH!! Strong winds and very rough waves!! !!!!!! DANGEROUS!!!!!!— BTN Beach Police (@BTNBeach_Police) February 11, 2014
The course of the storm has now been revised, which means we are more likely to escape the very worst of the winds and rain, but we are still likely to have heavy rain and gale force winds.
Meanwhile, Robert Street in Brighton's North Laine has closed for the next 24 hours while Brighton and Hove City Council investigates a hole which has appeared in the road.
The Argus understands the hole may be a collapsed sewer.
Landslips have wreaked havoc on the region's rail network. Train services between Hastings in East Sussex and London's Charing Cross and Cannon Street stations were being disrupted by three landslips with the section of line between Wadhurst and Battle in East Sussex being closed. It is not expected to open before next Monday.
Another landslip, at Oxted in Surrey was affecting trains running between East Grinstead/Uckfield in West Sussex and London's Victoria and London Bridge stations, with no trains able to operate between between Woldingham and Oxted.
Jamie Nicholls, who lives in Rushlake Green, said: "Starting to feel more cut off here in darkest Sussex, with both rail lines to London now blocked by landslides."
Meanwhile, Adelaide Crescent gardens in Kemp Town, Brighton now has a new pond:
And another has appeared by the Balcombe Viaduct
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