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Seafoam blankets English town after being whipped up by Storm Ciara

As Storm Ciara battered the British Isles with strong winds and rain this week, people in the southwestern county of Cornwall were surprised to find the beach covered in a thick white foam.

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The salty substance, which blew in from the Irish Sea, bore a striking resemblance to snow. Source: APTN

The salty substance, which blew in from the Irish Sea, bore a striking resemblance to snow.

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The plane was battered by high winds whipped up by Storm Ciara. Source: Associated Press

It's believed it was caused by the storm whipping up foam from the surface of the sea.