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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Staff confident Cromer Pier will be open by Thursday

Cromer Pier hit by storm surge.

Staff at Cromer Pier are confident it will be open again by Thursday after it was seriously damaged in the storm surge.

There were fears for the town's Christmas show after holes appeared in the decking and waves entered the pavilion.

Emergency repairs have been taking place over the weekend following a structural survey and a temporary box office is being built in the bar.

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