Watch waves crash against Sunderland's Roker Pier as it remains shut during stormy weather

Roker Pier remains closed to the public as stormy weather continues to hit Sunderland seafront.

Our photographer Frank Reid captured these pictures and video of waves crashing against the pier earlier today.

Waves crash against Roker Pier today

Waves crash against Roker Pier today

More showers are predicted on Thursday - when the city Christmas lights are switched on in Keel Square - and again at the weekend.

Stormy conditions at Roker Pier

Stormy conditions at Roker Pier

Roker Pier remains closed to the public

Roker Pier remains closed to the public