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Wood washed ashore at Brighton after a container ship founders in rough seas.Britain is faces more severe flood warnings..[Beaches were closed along the Sussex coast last night [21 January 2008] as a massive clean-up operation began to remove thousands of pieces of timber washed ashore over the weekend..Worthing was hit hardest with 6ft piles of wood stacking up along the shoreline for as far as the eye could see..The drama began after 2,000 tonnes of timber fell overboard from the deck of the Greek-registered vessel Ice Prince before she sank in rough seas 26 miles off Portland Bill in Dorset on Tuesday..By Saturday morning beachcombers had descended on the 20ft and 33ft planks strewn across the shingle in Worthing..Birdwatchers scanning the channel with powerful telescopes warned there was a lot more timber out to sea..They had seen huge bundles of wood, lashed together, floating about a mile offshore.].[Thanks to Evening Argus for details].
Wood washed ashore at Brighton after a container ship founders in rough seas.Britain is faces more severe flood warnings..[Beaches were closed along the Sussex coast last night [21 January 2008] as a massive clean-up operation began to remove thousands of pieces of timber washed ashore over the weekend..Worthing was hit hardest with 6ft piles of wood stacking up along the shoreline for as far as the eye could see..The drama began after 2,000 tonnes of timber fell overboard from the deck of...
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