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Lethal storm and tidal surge sees thousands out of homes

December 6, 2013

Updated Dec. 12 to add a photo slideshow of damage from the Norfork UK storm surge- see end of post


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Thousands of people have had to evacuate their homes as a severe storm batters large parts of the UK.

The Environment Agency has more than 60 severe flood warnings in place.

England’s east coast is experiencing the worst tidal surge in 60 years, while in north Wales residents had to be rescued by lifeboat crews.


In addition to severe flood warnings – meaning there could be a danger to life –
the agency has 120 flood warnings in England and Wales.


The Environment Agency confirmed to the BBC the North Sea tidal surge is the
worst since January 1953, although flood defences built since then mean many
parts of the country are now better protected.

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Slide Show of damage:

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