As Storm Arwen nearly claimed the fourth victim, this man was almost swept away in a huge wave.
In this shocking footage, the man is seen standing on the North Yorkshire promenade, ignoring the dangers of a violent storm that is raging just metres away.
As the waves keep churning, the barrier is broken up. But the man realizes too late. He’s swept up in a massive swathe and left scrambling for safety.
It seems for a split second that he is being swept into the ocean, but he returns seconds later, freezing and soaked, and miraculously on his feet.
He was fortunate to escape online ridicule for not having common sense under perilous circumstances.
It comes as Storm Arwen batters the North of England and Scotland with 100mph winds and flurries of snow, leading to the deaths of three people.
Two people are standing at Scarborough’s promenade, watching as the stormy waters roll in. The soon-to be victim is then shot from the right. After panning to capture the huge wave that was cresting above the seafront barrier onto Scarborough promenade, the camera pans.
Camera pans back and shows the man in the centre running down the promenade, trying unsuccessfully to reach safety before being swept away by the wave.
His body is completely submerged by the wave, and for a brief moment it feels like he has been washed into the water. The wave eventually recedes and the man can be seen standing miraculously on his own feet.
Today’s forecasters issued a yellow warning about snow and ice due to the fact that freezing conditions are continuing across the UK following Storm Arwen.
Three people were killed by falling trees on Friday, as extreme winds and snap snowfalls caused damage to buildings, road closures and train delays.
Met Office stated that it expected mercury to fall to zero in most parts of the country, and as low as 10C. (14F) Snow showers could intensify across parts of Scotland, the North West and England during the night of Sunday.
After heavy snowfall, today officials examined the pitch in snow.
As forecasters for the east predict more snow, businesses were snowed in on the A53 close to Buxton.
A man digs out a car from snow in High Green in the Yorkshire Dales, as freezing conditions continue to sweep across the UK in the aftermath of Storm Arwen
In the Peak District of Derbyshire, motorists travel with a HGV stuck on the A515 near Biggin. It is covered in snow.
As forecasters for the east predict more wintry showers and an area of snow, this group looks out from Calton Hill at Edinburgh.
Forecasters are predicting more wintry showers to the east, as well as a band rain, snow and sleet for some parts of Scotland in the coming days.
They will move on. On Thursday, heavy rains were reported in the western regions of the country. Then on Friday, a warmer air mass brought more showers to the area. This is likely to last into Saturday.
On Friday, the UK Health Security Agency released a cold-weather alert. The warning will continue until at least Monday. People are advised to be warm and to watch for people with heart problems and elderly.
Crew clear snow from Turf Moor pitch in preparation for the Premier League match between Burnley (Turf Moor) and Tottenham Hotspur (Burley).
Police said one storm victim, from Lancaster, was killed at around 11pm on Friday night on Vicarage Road in Ambleside, Cumbria, and another was killed when a tree fell on his car on the B977 in Aberdeenshire around 5pm on Friday.
Francis Lagan was the head teacher at St Mary’s Primary school in Maghera. He also lost his life when a tree fell on his vehicle in Antrim (Northern Ireland) on Friday.
Following his death, Sinn Fein MLA Declan Kearney said: ‘I was shocked and very saddened to learn about the death of a motorist after a tree fell on his car while travelling along the Dublin Road in Antrim town on Friday evening.
“Francis Lagan was the victim in this tragic tragedy. He was a respected principal at South Derry School and made a tremendous contribution to his community. Francis was both a respected Maghera educationist and civic leader.
“I send my condolences to his family, friends, colleagues, students and all Maghera residents. He was a person I admired greatly.
North Yorkshire’s Ribblehead viaduct was surrounded in snow Sunday morning following a week of severe weather caused by Storm Arwen
Martina Bradley was the St Mary’s assistant head and wrote this on the school website: “It is with great sadness that I must inform you about the untimely passing of our beloved principal, Mr Lagan. His gentle spirit may rest in peace.
St Patrick’s College, Maghera where Mr Lagan studied in the 1990s posted on social media: “Education has lost a giant at its prime.”
Following the severe winds this weekend, officers urged residents to only travel if necessary.
The Coastguards asked Storm Arwen sight-seekers to avoid the water, and warned them that a ‘no selfie is worth dying for.
Part of a Wetherspoons’ ceiling in Wales fell on Friday night, causing severe damage to the property.
After plaster chunks had fallen, the punters were taken from the North and South Bank pub at Wrexham just after 10.20pm. Fortunately no customers or staff were hurt.