PICTURES: Mini tornado spotted in Eastbourne

A mini tornado was seen in the skies over Eastbourne this afternoon (Saturday, September 16).

Saturday, 16th September 2017, 6:19 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th September 2017, 11:45 am
The mini tornado as captured in this picture by Becki Simmonds

Several readers sent the Herald pictures of the tornado, which appeared for a short while during a rain shower.

It quickly dissipated after the rain stopped and the sun returned.

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The mini tornado as seen above the car park at Morrisons in Lottbridge Drove, Eastbourne. Picture by Hannah Buss

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The mini tornado spotted in Eastbourne town centre. Picture by Karyn Ives

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The mini tornado over the rooftops in Eastbourne. Picture by Kerry Scrase
The mini tornado as seen above the car park at Morrisons in Lottbridge Drove, Eastbourne. Picture by Hannah Buss
The mini tornado spotted in Eastbourne town centre. Picture by Karyn Ives
The mini tornado over the rooftops in Eastbourne. Picture by Kerry Scrase