Beast from East leaves North Pier collapsed
The North Pier in Roker is collapsing after being battered by the sea.
Videos and pictures are circulating on social media of the damage.
Wearside's coast has taken a battering by the Beast from the East.
Flood warnings are in place and Roker Pier has been left battered by the strong waves.
With some of the landmark's new railings being swept away or badly warped.
#StormEmma and the #BeastFromTheEast battering Roker Pier & Lighthouse This afternoon.. @RokerPier @SunderlandUK @SunderlandVibe @SeeitDoitSund @TamronUK @CanonUKandIE @StormHour #snow @PortSunderland @NorthEastTweets pic.twitter.com/goNcd8xYwh— Dean Matthews (@Dean_Matthews_) March 1, 2018