WATCH: New Brighton beach turned white during hail storm

One of readers Mark Beale sent us this video of New Brighton Beach during a hail storm.

Storm Gertrude was battering the area as the hail storm struck and parts of the beach were instantly turned white due to the amount of hail.

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New Brighton hail Storm. Credit: Mark Beale

The region was under snow and ice alerts as the hail storm struck, the Met Office said that a few centimetres of snow could fall across the area at times on Saturday night through to Sunday morning.

Forecasters warn that icy patches could form overnight into Sunday morning.

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