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1am: Jaywick and Clacton escape any major flooding so far in tidal surge in Essex

Jaywick in Essex Credit: ITV News Anglia

1am: High tides have passed through Jaywick and Clacton-on-Sea in Essex this morning without any major reports of flooding so far.

Around 200 residents in Jaywick had gathered overnight at a rest centre after villagers were advised to evacuate their properties following warnings the sea water could rise by up to a depth of three metres.

But by one o'clock on Saturday morning the sea wall in the Essex village had still not been breached.

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