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Flooding hits the East of England

The big clean up is underway after one of the biggest storm surges since 1953 hit the region last week. Thousands were evacuated from their homes and power was lost in many parts of the region. Transport networks also suffered.

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More than 600 people in Norfolk use emergency shelters

More than 600 people made use of the various rest centres around Norfolk after homes were evacuated.

Many road closures remain in place across the county due to the flooding. Including:

West Norfolk:

Bridge closures at Wiggenhall St Germans (due to cracking) and Purfleet Place.

North Norfolk:

Mill Common Road, Walcott Road, Keswick Road, Bacton Road, at the Lighthouse Inn, Walcott, and Beach Road, at Cley, up towards Salthouse are all closed.

King's Lynn:

King Street closed at Tuesday Market Place.

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