A lucky photographer captured a freak twister hovering above Eastbourne yesterday (February 11).
Kyle Hardy, of Euro Self Drive in Westham, captured the unusual weather event at around 1pm on Thursday.
Despite darkening the skies over town, the storm clouds quickly passed overhead.
Kyle said, “It only lasted about a minute. I was taking some pictures of cars we had up for sale so it was lucky we caught it.
“It was very strange because it was warm day. We had sun on our backs and there wasn’t a breath of wind and then there is this huge cloud in the sky.
“We had a short hailstorm pass overhead not long afterwards, too.”
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