60 years since one of the worst storms in history

Today marks the 60th anniversary since one of the worst storms to hit the Midlands

It's 60 years today since one of the worst storms to hit the Midlands. On January 31st 1953 severe gales, combined with an unusually high spring tide, caused the sea to surge inland with devastating effects. 370 people died in the floods, 42 of them from Lincolnshire.

370 people died in the floods, 42 of them from Lincolnshire

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Devastating Storm Anniversary

It's 60 years today since one of the worst storms to hit the Midlands. On January 31st 1953 severe gales, combined with an unusually high spring tide, caused the sea to surge inland with devastating effects.