Couple on school run films storm waves crashing into cars in Southend

A couple on the school run in Southend captured this scary footage as huge waves crashed over the sea wall and lashed passing traffic.

As Storm Brendan battered much of the UK on Monday, various parts of the country suffered, in particular travellers had to face difficult conditions on their commutes and school runs.

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WEYMOUTH, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 13: Environment Agency flood alert warning sign on the A354 road as Storm Brendan heads in on January 13, 2020 in Weymouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images)
Storm Brendan batters UK and Ireland with 80mph gusts
Storm Brendan batters UK and Ireland with 80mph gusts
WEST BAY, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 13: The sea at East Cliff in West Bay as Storm Brendan heads in on January 13, 2020 in West Bay, United Kingdom. (Photo by Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images)
WEST BAY, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 13: The sea in West Bay as Storm Brendan heads in on January 13, 2020 in West Bay, United Kingdom. (Photo by Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images)
BARRY, WALES - JANUARY 13: Cloudy skies over Whitmore Bay on January 13, 2020 in Barry, United Kingdom. The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning for wind and rain as storm Brendan passes over the UK. (Photo by Matthew Horwood/Getty Images)
PORTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 13: Environment Agency and Dorset Council continue repair work from the previous storm at Chesil Beach as Storm Brendan heads in on January 13, 2020 in Portland, United Kingdom. (Photo by Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images)
A man walks a dog along the promenade near Blackpool as gusts of up to 80mph could hit parts of the UK as Storm Brendan sweeps in. (Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty Images)
A person walking along the promenade near Blackpool as gusts of up to 80mph could hit parts of the UK as Storm Brendan sweeps in. (Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty Images)
PORTLAND, ENGLAND - JANUARY 13: A dolphin is seen washed up on Chesil Beach on January 13, 2020 in Portland, United Kingdom. (Photo by Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images)
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The couple can be heard exclaiming about the conditions and worrying about a seemingly stranded car before a hardy cyclist surprises them both by going past seemingly unperturbed by the howling wind and rain!

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