Whitby battered by tidal floods

Photographer Ceri Oakes braved the elements to take these dramatic images of Whitby seafront during Friday's storm sturge.

Friday, 13th January 2017, 6:54 pm
Updated Friday, 13th January 2017, 7:01 pm
Flooding in Whitby due to a tidal surge this afternoon. Picture: Ceri Oakes. Friday 13 January 2017.

The east coast was battered by high winds and rising tides at around 4pm. Several properties were reported to have been flooded in Whitby.

Flooding in Whitby due to a tidal surge this afternoon. Picture: Ceri Oakes. Friday 13 January 2017.
Flooding in Whitby due to a tidal surge this afternoon. Picture: Ceri Oakes. Friday 13 January 2017.
Flooding in Whitby due to a tidal surge this afternoon. Picture: Ceri Oakes. Friday 13 January 2017.
Flooding in Whitby due to a tidal surge this afternoon. Picture: Ceri Oakes. Friday 13 January 2017.
Flooding in Whitby due to a tidal surge this afternoon. Picture: Ceri Oakes. Friday 13 January 2017.
Flooding in Whitby due to a tidal surge this afternoon. Picture: Ceri Oakes. Friday 13 January 2017.
Flooding in Whitby due to a tidal surge this afternoon. Picture: Ceri Oakes. Friday 13 January 2017.
Flooding in Whitby due to a tidal surge this afternoon. Picture: Ceri Oakes. Friday 13 January 2017.
Flooding in Whitby due to a tidal surge this afternoon. Picture: Ceri Oakes. Friday 13 January 2017.
Flooding in Whitby due to a tidal surge this afternoon. Picture: Ceri Oakes. Friday 13 January 2017.