Suffolk Police say residents evacuated in Lowestoft can now return to their homes after the high tide passed without major issues.
However there remains the risk of flooding in areas south of Lowestoft, and residents in those areas are being asked to await further guidance before returning.
Police have defended the decision to ask people to leave their homes despite the fact that the storm surge did not cause serious flooding
Norfolk Police have thanked residents and volunteers across the coast tonight as the floods passed without any major incident.
For many of them, it was a little chillier than their native habitats, but that didn't stop these animals exploring today's snow.