Storm Angus batters Britain with 128kmh winds

Storm Angus is lashing Britain's south coast with strong winds and heavy rain.

BRIGHTON (REUTERS) - The fierce winds from Storm Angus are no match for some.

Britain's first named storm of the season is battering the south coast with winds reaching 128kmh.

People struggled to keep their footing - as the storm also dumped heavy rains triggering flood warnings in the area.

The unrelenting winds snapped wires, brought down traffic lights and toppled trash bins.

The dangerous conditions forcing the cancellation of several events.

Despite the harsh conditions, some couldn't stay away, braving the elements to get a closer look at the fury of Storm Angus.