Princess Royal marks 1953 flood anniversary

The Princess Royal has attended a service at Chelmsford Cathedral to honour those who died in the devastating floods of 1953. Tom Barton reports.

Advertisement

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.