Ian Fergusson, from the Met Office, said: "There were several thunderstorms in the area and if one of the funnel clouds touched down on to the beach, making it a tornado, it could have quite possibly picked up the seaweed.
What does FC stand for?
FC stands for Funnel Cloud (METAR weather)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Met Office weatherman Ian Fergusson said: "If a funnel cloud touched down on to the beach - making it a tornado - it could have quite possibly picked up seaweed and other debris.
The spinning funnel cloud opened above Scotland's busiest motorway on Wednesday night.
He said: "The convection and instability across this front could potentially have produced funnel clouds or even weak tornados.
Amateur video posted on YouTube shows a dark funnel cloud crossing the New York Thruway, where it knocked down trees.
The funnel cloud was seen in Great Ayton by healthcare workers Vicki Allinson and Nicola Moffitt.
The twister was likely to be a funnel cloud - condensed water droplets extending from the base of a cumulus or cumulonimbus cloud.