Communities and insurers are counting the cost after the most serious tidal surge in 60 years devastated large swathes of the east coast of Britain.
Thousands of people who were evacuated from their homes will be assessing the damage after finally being allowed to return to their homes yesterday.
A major clean-up operation will be required. The Environment Agency (EA) said 1,400 homes were flooded, including 300 in Boston, Lincolnshire, one of the worst affected areas.
Some parts of the UK are have seen the worst storm surge in 60 years, but we are not out of the danger yet.
A combination of factors are combining to make this storm surge particularly powerful.
Water levels around the UK could be higher than in the storm surge of 1953, but thanks to flood defences the impact is likely to be smaller.