While the clean-up begins, parts of the region have been experiencing another day of wild weather.
The coastal town of Eyemouth has taken a battering from the biggest high tide in more than a century.
Businesses at the harbour-side have been cleaning up today after the worst flooding in the town for decades.
Jenny Longden reports:
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The business employs 531 people across 135 stores and a head office.
The Office of National Statistics said the growth rate remained the same as the previous year.