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Floods of 1953

In the dead of a winter's night 60 years ago a storm surge pushed down the North Sea bringing devastating floods to the East coast. It came with little warning and more than 300 people were killed in Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk and Lincolnshire.

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Princess Royal arrives in Chelmsford

The Princess Royal arrives in Chelmsford Credit: ITV Anglia

The Princess Royal has arrived in Chelmsford to attend a service remembering those who were killed in the flooding of 1953.

95 people were killed in Essex when the floods struck 60 years ago today.

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