PHOTOS: One year on since the Beast From The East

The Yorkshire Coast was the warmest place in the country this week, with the temperature getting to an unseasonably mild 17C - but it was a very different story at the end of February 2018.

By John Edwards
Friday, 22nd February 2019, 2:51 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd February 2019, 2:53 pm
The storm hits Scarborough seafront in February 2018.
The storm hits Scarborough seafront in February 2018.

The region was battered by the Beast From The East, with snow, strong winds, huge tides and driving rain creating some of the worst conditions in living memory. What a difference a year makes, take a look at these pictures from 2018's storm.

It has been around 17C this week, but this time last year temperatures weren't above freezing.
Heavy seas at Scarborough South Bay.

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Huge waves battered the seafront in Scarborough
Down the coast at Fraisthorpe, near Bridlington, hundreds of thousands of marine creatures were washed up on the beach.
Foreshore Road is engulfed by the sea.
Waves batter the piers around Bridlington Harbour.
One man and his dog brave the snow and harsh winds at Scalby Mills.
Roads were closed after sand was washed off the beach.
The storm exposed foundations on the beach in Bridlington which had not been seen for generations.
Temperatures this February have been almost 20 degrees higher than this time last year.
People were told to keep away from the seafront in Scarborough and Bridlington because of the dangerous waves.