Wild on the Fylde...

Charlie the dog gets wind swept by the high winds on the coast of Blackpool, Lancs., on a stormy day in the Lancashire city. A Met Office forecast has warned of catasrophic effects ' with more than one and a half foot of rain which will cause floods, along with gale-force winds and freezing -14C temperatures until early 2016.
Charlie the dog gets wind swept by the high winds on the coast of Blackpool, Lancs., on a stormy day in the Lancashire city. A Met Office forecast has warned of catasrophic effects ' with more than one and a half foot of rain which will cause floods, along with gale-force winds and freezing -14C temperatures until early 2016.

Hold on to your hats!

The Fylde coast has been on the receiving end of a battering in the last few days – with more gusts and showers expected.

Two cyclists get caught in waves crashing against the coast of Blackpool, Lancs., on a stormy day in the Lancashire city. A Met Office forecast has warned of catasrophic effects ' with more than one and a half foot of rain which will cause floods, along with gale-force winds and freezing -14C temperatures until early 2016.

Two cyclists get caught in waves crashing against the coast of Blackpool, Lancs., on a stormy day in the Lancashire city. A Met Office forecast has warned of catasrophic effects ' with more than one and a half foot of rain which will cause floods, along with gale-force winds and freezing -14C temperatures until early 2016.

Gusts of up to 40mph created these wild scenes yesterday with heavy rain expected overnight last night and throughout today – rendering yesterday’ sunny spells nothing but a distant memory.

Waves and high winds batter the coast of Blackpool, Lancs., on a stormy day in the Lancashire city. A Met Office forecast has warned of catasrophic effects ' with more than one and a half foot of rain which will cause floods, along with gale-force winds and freezing -14C temperatures until early 2016.

Waves and high winds batter the coast of Blackpool, Lancs., on a stormy day in the Lancashire city. A Met Office forecast has warned of catasrophic effects ' with more than one and a half foot of rain which will cause floods, along with gale-force winds and freezing -14C temperatures until early 2016.

A man gets soaked by waves whilst walking along the promenade of Blackpool, Lancs., on a stormy day in the Lancashire city. A Met Office forecast has warned of catasrophic effects ' with more than one and a half foot of rain which will cause floods, along with gale-force winds and freezing -14C temperatures until early 2016.

A man gets soaked by waves whilst walking along the promenade of Blackpool, Lancs., on a stormy day in the Lancashire city. A Met Office forecast has warned of catasrophic effects ' with more than one and a half foot of rain which will cause floods, along with gale-force winds and freezing -14C temperatures until early 2016.

Waves and high winds batter the coast of Blackpool, Lancs., on a stormy day in the Lancashire city. A Met Office forecast has warned of catasrophic effects ' with more than one and a half foot of rain which will cause floods, along with gale-force winds and freezing -14C temperatures until early 2016.

Waves and high winds batter the coast of Blackpool, Lancs., on a stormy day in the Lancashire city. A Met Office forecast has warned of catasrophic effects ' with more than one and a half foot of rain which will cause floods, along with gale-force winds and freezing -14C temperatures until early 2016.