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Cameron views tidal surge damage in flood hit town

David Cameron surveyed the extent of the flood damage as he visited a town hit by last week's tidal surge. The Prime Minister visited Wells-next-the-Sea in north Norfolk and met those whose properties were damaged.

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Flooded fields in Lincolnshire

Flooding over north Lincolnshire, as air crews check for overhead power line network damage. Credit: Northern Powergrid /PA Wire

In Boston, Lincolnshire, more than 250 people were taken to evacuation centres last night, and 200 were reported to be at a centre in Clacton-on-Sea in Essex.

Residents have now been told they can return home, but must check with police before entering their homes due to gas and electricity safety concerns.

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