The Environment Agency has reduced the number of severe flood alerts to 19. There are now far fewer warnings in the Anglian region and none in the North-East.
The Environment Agency still has 44 severe flood warnings in place, having downgraded almost 20 alerts in the Anglian and Southeast regions.
People in coastal regions are still warned to be vigilant and to check the Environment Agency website regularly.
If you are affected by flooding, you can get advice from the 24/7 Floodline: 0845 988 1188
There are almost 30 severe flood warnings in force, mostly for eastern coastal areas.
This is the highest level of warning on the scale, and is only issued where there is a danger to life.
The Environment Agency has raised the number of severe flood warnings - the highest alert level on the scale - to 23.
A spokesman for the Environment Agency has warned people living in coastal areas in eastern England to prepare for possible flooding ahead of the high tide tonight, which will be around 10:45pm.
– Peter Fox, environment agency
The most important thing is that along the east coast [of England] the high tide will be hitting in the hours of darkness this evening and tonight, so people really need to take the daylight hours today to prepare for the coastal and tidal flooding that we are predicting.
He said evacuation in "key areas" was being discussed with the police.
There are "really severe sea conditions" along the east coast as far south as Kent, the Environment Agency has warned.
Steve Hayman told Daybreak: "The last major flood here was in 1978. We have built them up since then. The information we have got at the moment, we hope they will hold."
Anyone in the area was urged to check the Environment Agency website and listen to their local radio station for up-to-date information.
The Environment Agency has issued one further severe flood warning and a further 14 flood warnings in the past hour.
Areas in eastern England are at the highest risk, but north-western areas and Wales are also likely to see some flooding.
There are currently five flood warnings and 77 flood alerts still in place across England and Wales following the destruction of storm St Jude.
The Environment Agency has issued three flood warnings in the Midlands, one in the Southeast and one in the Southwest.
Flood warnings are issued when flooding is expected and immediate action is required.
The Environment Agency currently has six flood warnings and 144 flood alerts in place across England and Wales.
The number of flood warnings in the Southwest increased from three to six, while the number of flood alerts stayed the same.
Flood alerts have been issued for Anglia, the Midlands, Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest and Wales.