The sea spills into Perranporth

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A combination of big tides, at the same time as big swell and lots of rainfall is meaning that waves are breaking over the sea front wall and leading to other flooding in the lower bit of Perranporth village.

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But a great turn out by the community with sand bag filling & distribution etc. alleviated a lot of the damage (it would have otherwise been worse).

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The ecofab team are back on site, which has held up fine, despite the wind and rain over the last few weeks and the last weekend in particular.

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Elsewhere in Cornwall, some of the cliff locations like Sennen have had some truly massive waves:

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