A British beach which was stripped of all its sand overnight by a freak high tide for the first time in living memory, has miraculously been restored.

Porthleven is a favourite holiday spot for tourists visiting Cornwall and is famed for its pristine golden sands nestled below the quaint seaside town.

But during the recent bad weather so much sand vanished that the once yellow shoreline is now dotted with jagged rocks covered in seaweed and algae.

Overnight on Wednesday a severe high tide removed all the sand – leaving it a rocky not sandy beach.

Photos from the scene show promenade steps that used run down into the lush sand now leading to a sharp drop onto rocks.

Read the Full Article: Source – The Telegraph
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/11363263/Cornish-beach-is-washed-away-overnight…-then-reappears.html

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