Parts of the O2 Arena – or Millennium Dome – have been left shredded as Storm Eunice tears through London.
The iconic location in the capital has seen parts of its landmark roof torn off.
Simply Red, who had been due to play the venue this weekend but postponed due to Covid, described the damage as “tragic”.
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Accompanied by a picture of the gaps in the roof, a tweet from the band’s account read: “Looks like the O2 shows wouldn’t have happened anyhow. Tragic. #Eunice”
Footage shows the venue being torn apart by strong winds amid the sweeping Storm Eunice chaos on Friday morning.
Parts of the white cladding could be seen flying away in the strong gusts.
On social media, fans have reacted with shock to the footage, with pictures and video going viral today as Storm Eunice tore through the country.
The wind gust of 122mph at the Needles on the Isle of Wight is provisionally the highest gust ever recorded in England, the Met Office said.
Elsewhere, an inflatable sports dome in Cardiff has been destroyed by Storm Eunice.
Footage posted on social media showed the air dome at the Cardiff International Sports Campus in the Leckwith area of the city collapsed and flapping in the wind.
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