Great Storm, Eastbourne MAYOAK0003549020
Great Storm, Eastbourne MAYOAK0003549020

Eastbourne Great Storm of 1987 - a look through the archives

October 15 1987 saw the airing of that famous, downbeat BBC weather forecast by Michael Fish - and hours later the South East of England had been subjected to the worst storm-force winds in 300 years, leaving a trail of devastation.

By Julia Northcott
Tuesday, 19th October 2021, 10:05 am

The 34th anniversary of the Great Storm was this month, so we took a look through the archives and found these photographs from Eastbourne, which were taken by Herald photographer Terry Connolly during the aftermath.

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