IN PICTURES: Storm Eunice causes damage across North Somerset

This scene was taken earlier today, looking south to Weston Bay. 

This scene was taken earlier today, looking south to Weston Bay. - Credit: John Crews

Storm Eunice continues to batter the South West today (Friday) as wind gusts in excess of 70mph reaches the Somerset coastline. 

Stay on the Mercury's website to keep updated on the storm: UPDATES: Storm Eunice hits the South West

Here are some pictures of the widespread damage Storm Eunice has caused in our area.

A tree fell on a car on Woodland Road, Portishead.

A tree fell on a car on Woodland Road, Portishead. - Credit: Michael Parker

Fallen tree in Nailsea Lion's Green. 

Fallen tree in Nailsea Lion's Green. - Credit: James Steel

Fallen tree in Nailsea Lion's Green.

Fallen tree in Nailsea Lion's Green. - Credit: James Steel

Bristol Road Lower was closed earlier due to a fallen tree.

Bristol Road Lower was closed earlier due to a fallen tree. - Credit: Mark Canniford

Damage to the Odeon frontage in Weston. 

Damage to the Odeon frontage in Weston. - Credit: Paul Jones

Damage to the Odeon's frontage in Weston.

Damage to the Odeon's frontage in Weston. - Credit: Paul Jones

Further damage to the Odeon's frontage. 

Further damage to the Odeon's frontage. - Credit: Paul Jones

A tree blocked the toll road.

A tree blocked the toll road. - Credit: Colette Chambers

A fallen tree blocked Uphill Road South today.

A fallen tree blocked Uphill Road South today. - Credit: Sally Bee

Waves crashed against the seawall at Weston.

Waves crashed against the seawall at Weston. - Credit: Aga Kubish

High waves crash along Weston's coast at Birnbeck. 

High waves crash along Weston's coast at Birnbeck. - Credit: Charlie Williams

High waves crash along the seafront at Birnbeck.

High waves crash along the seafront at Birnbeck. - Credit: Charlie Williams

A swimming pool smashes through a fence by Lidl car park in Clevedon.

A swimming pool smashes through a fence by Lidl car park in Clevedon. - Credit: Sasha Walker

Damage to shop frontage opposite TJ Hughes in Weston.

Damage to shop frontage opposite TJ Hughes in Weston. - Credit: Paul Jones

Two telegraph poles have subsided in the wind near Mark and Wedmore. 

Two telegraph poles have subsided in the wind near Mark and Wedmore. - Credit: Paul Jones

A trampoline has smashed through the garden fence in Worle. 

A trampoline has smashed through the garden fence on the Coronation. - Credit: Lou Yard

A fallen tree blocks Norton's Wood lane in Clevedon. 

A fallen tree blocks Norton's Wood lane in Clevedon. - Credit: Lucy Hillary