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Flooding hits the East of England

The big clean up is underway after one of the biggest storm surges since 1953 hit the region last week. Thousands were evacuated from their homes and power was lost in many parts of the region. Transport networks also suffered.

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Waveney District Council gear up for 'a critical situation'

Cllr Colin Law, Leader of Waveney District Council, has issued the following statement in response to the developing weather situation:

"We are gearing up for a critical situation and, having regularly practiced emergency plan scenarios, we are taking absolutely nothing for granted. Our operational teams are working closely with our colleagues at the County Council, Environment Agency and the emergency services to prioritise the safety of our communities and to support them wherever it is needed."

– Cllr Colin Law, Leader of Waveney District Council

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