Photographs, movies present coastal impression of Monday's storm – WCSH-WLBZ

MAINE, USA — All elements of Maine noticed stormy climate on Monday, however photographs and photographs of coastal areas have been awe-inspiring.
Meteorologist Todd Gutner mentioned the strongest winds would line up with excessive tide round mid-to-late morning, leading to coastal flooding and erosion. As a result of astronomical tides are low now, he mentioned we narrowly missed a dire state of affairs.
Many areas noticed excessive surf and flooding, resulting in highway closures. This video of a car on Marginal Method in Portland reveals how shortly water constructed up on some streets.
Officers in Kennebunkport responded to flooding early within the day. An hour earlier than excessive tide, water had already flooded Dyke Highway and different roads on the town, based on the city’s fireplace division.
In Yarmouth, East Important Avenue needed to be blocked off as a result of a automobile went within the water. It was weather-related, and the motive force was not injured, based on Maine State Police.
It was fairly a scene at Camp Ellis in Saco, the place waves practically washed up on homes close to the shoreline.
It was the same scene in Cape Elizabeth.
Ogunquit noticed extra of the identical, with water breaching the shoreline in some locations.
Waves have been battering Portland Head Mild.
Wells police might have put it greatest once they mentioned, “The ocean is offended right now.”
Whereas a lot of the potential for additional coastal flooding has dissipated, outages are nonetheless ample in Maine as of Monday afternoon.
Mumsie took this picture at Bug Mild about half-hour in the past! Take a look at these waves 👀 🌊 @newscentermaine
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