Worthing Pier closed as Storm Georgina approaches

Worthing Pier is closed today. Picture: Worthing Borough Council
Worthing Pier is closed today. Picture: Worthing Borough Council

Worthing Pier has been closed to members of the public as Storm Georgina approaches.

Worthing Beach Office tweeted at around 1pm to say the pier had been closed for safety reasons, and urged people to stay safe near the water.

Storm Georgina is due to bring rain and storm force winds of around 60mph to Worthing.

Worthing’s Wednesday Market in the town centre was also called off today due to the bad weather.

This comes as Sussex experienced an unusual phenomenon which brings with it a short burst of stormy weather. Click here to find out more.

The Met Office has also issued 10 flood alerts across the South East relating to Storm Georgina, which is the seventh named storm of the season.

Worthing Pier was also closed when Storm Eleanor hit earlier this month. Click here to read more.

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