Risk of being swept out to sea during storms

As a tidal storm surge causes sea levels to rise, the Met Office are advising us to stay away from coast to avoid being swept out to sea.

The Met Office office is warning of "threat to life" with today's storms Credit: Press Association

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Barrier saves London from 'flood chaos'

The Environment Agency has released a picture that shows the effects that the largest tidal surge in 60 years would have had on London if the Thames Barrier hadn't been closed.