Crowds gather on the beach in Bournemouth, England on Thursday. Photo: PA via APCrowds gather on the beach in Bournemouth, England on Thursday. Photo: PA via AP
Crowds gather on the beach in Bournemouth, England on Thursday. Photo: PA via AP

Coronavirus: thousands descend on British beach, sparking emergency incident

  • Arrival of sun-seekers on hottest day of year results in traffic gridlock, widespread illegal parking, piles of rubbish and drunken fights
  • Bournemouth authorities ‘appalled’ at scenes on beaches, saying seaside resort not ready for this many visitors amid pandemic
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Crowds gather on the beach in Bournemouth, England on Thursday. Photo: PA via APCrowds gather on the beach in Bournemouth, England on Thursday. Photo: PA via AP
Crowds gather on the beach in Bournemouth, England on Thursday. Photo: PA via AP
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