Spume hits the Yorkshire coast: What is it? And what are the dangers?

SPume has reached the coastal resorts of Yorkshire with Staithes the hardest hit.

Friday, 2nd March 2018, 2:06 pm
Updated Friday, 2nd March 2018, 2:25 pm

But what is the frothy formation on our seafronts? And is it hazardous?

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Spume at Staithes. PIC: James Hardisty
Spume at Staithes. PIC: James Hardisty