The region was on standby for more flooding as strong winds and high tides hit coastal areas early this afternoon.
It's exactly a month after many seaside villages were left counting the cost of some of the worst flooding in decades and after a weekend of stormy weather that damaged roads, homes and businesses.
Kim Inglis reports:
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Longest cold spell of winter so far. Mainly dry and bright, but feeling bitterly cold today. Very wintry further east, blizzards possible
Mountain Rescue has seen a 5% increase in rescues and with the current conditions they're advising people to take extra care.
A look ahead at a wintry weekend forecast.