Storm Eunice caused the roof of Tottenham Hotspur’s stadium to pulsate as the country was battered by strong winds.
The conditions in Britain has caused mass disruption across the country.
The storm has wreaked havoc across the UKAFP
There’s been no questioning in the severity of Eunice, with loss of life and several injuries reported on Friday.
And the full impact of the storm was on display at Spurs’ £1.2billion stadium.
Captured by Channel 4 reporter Paul McNamara, a video visibly showed the roof of the stadium moving up and down because of the wind.
Thankfully, there was no cause for concern for Spurs fans.
The stadium is specially designed to deal with extreme conditions, with a cable net structure in place allowing movement.
The roof of the @SpursOfficial football ground is currently pulsating up and down in the wind!
(Turn your phone landscape and look at the suspended lighting rigs)#StormEunice pic.twitter.com/wzXTpzH4K3
— Paul McNamara (@PGMcNamara) February 18, 2022
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On their website, the engineers of the roof, Schlaich Bergermann Partner, discussed how the ground has been designed.
“The outer south facade, composed of aluminium panels, is supported by the main roof structure,” it read.
“Acting as an interface between stadium superstructure and roof structure, the facade is designed to compensate for large movements.”
As Spurs are travelling to the Premier League champions, Manchester City, on Saturday, a game you can listen to live on talkSPORT, their ground will not be in action this weekend.
The players face having to make a long-haul bus journeys to the Etihad Stadium with planes unable to fly.
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