Dozens of homes were evacuated today as flood alerts hit the East.
The coastline of Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex has been battered by high winds and huge waves as the Indian summer abruptly - and in some places violently - turned to autumn.
The strong winds caused some damage to buildings and brought disruption to rail, road and air services.
Malcolm Robertson reflects on an extraordinary day of weather.
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Hundreds of council workers have gathered in sports centres and town halls across the region to count the votes in the 2016 local elections.
The votes are being counted in 22 councils across the Anglia region in the biggest test of political opinion since the General Election.
Clear skies overnight but remaining frost-free. Another sunny day tomorrow and increasingly warm as we head towards the weekend.