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The storm surge hit coastal towns in Suffolk last night with high tides, strong winds and a storm surge combining forces.
Suffolk and Essex escaped the sort of devastation seen after the floods of December 2013 last night when tide levels along the coast turned out to be lower than predicted.
The landlord of a riverside Suffolk pub watched his bar fill with water tonight as a storm surge swept over the region.
Towns along the north Suffolk coast have been feeling the effects of serious weather this evening
After moving around Norfolk without causing too much damage, the storm surge predicted for tonight has started to hit Suffolk.
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The flood defences at Lowestoft have held against the storm surge when the tide peaked, a police chief has said.
Warnings of life-threatening floods are in place in Suffolk tonight as coastal communities prepare for high tides.
Our region has been subjected to some fairly severe weather over the last 24 hours, with flooding and snow causing problems for both property owners and motorists.
As the threat of flooding later today approaches, people in parts of Suffolk have been urged to leave their homes for their own safety.
Police are urging those in Jaywick, Mistley and West Mersea to evacuate to rest centres as severe flood warnings remain in place ahead of high tide just after midnight tonight.
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