Animal welfare officers are working around the clock to help dozens of injured seal pups washed up during this week's tidal surge along Britain's east coast.
The weeks-old seals were separated from their mothers as the country suffered its most serious coastal event for 60 years.
Alison Charles, manager of the East Winch centre, said: "This couldn't have happened at a worse time for the seals, as we are right at the height of the pupping season.
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.