December 10 2013 Latest news:
Today your EDP launches a huge and ongoing appeal for stricken communities in Norfolk and North Suffolk.
Councils will be reimbursed for the immediate costs of the storm surge, environment secretary Owen Paterson has said.
Out of the despair of last week’s floods has emerged a story of overwhelming generosity from communities across Norfolk and Suffolk.
Prime Minister David Cameron met the local heroes who helped tackle the biggest floods in Wells’s history when he made a surprise visit to the town today.
Waveney Norse and Waveney District Council are providing free parking tomorrow in Waveney car parks for residents of St Johns Road.
A handful of homes in Walcott have been without water after a main burst in the wake of Thursday’s storm surge.
Four days after the storms and tidal surge caused flooding in dozens of the region’s towns and villages, we will attempt to visit as many of the affected communities as possible to see how they are coping in the aftermath.
Residents of Lowestoft faced the heart breaking task yesterday of disposing off their possessions that had been ruined in last week’s tidal surge.
A Cromer café owner is in shock after her business was destroyed by the severe weather which hit the Norfolk coast.
The RSPCA has launched a crisis appeal to support the East Winch Wildlife Centre which is caring for more than 100 orphaned seal pups after the floods.
First came the shock as surging flood waters swept down our coast. Then the came the reckoning, as householders and businesses started to pick through their properties and assess the damage.
Customers at a Cromer supermarket will be able to donate money to the EDP Norfolk and Lowestoft floods appeal.
Prime minister David Cameron has visited Wells this morning to inspect the damage done by last week’s flooding.
The B1159 Coast Road through Walcott is set to remain closed until at least tomorrow evening following Thursday’s floods.
Council chiefs are holding an emergency meeting this morning to organise their plan of action for the north Norfolk coast as the clean up from Thursday’s floods continues.
Fire crews rescued five horses stuck waist deep in flood water at Guyhirn and also rescued a cow stuck in water at Whittlesey.
These dramatic photographs show the searing fireball that engulfed a crashed car – just seconds after fearless rescuers had dragged the injured driver to safety.
EDP has launched a huge and ongoing appeal for stricken communities in Norfolk and North Suffolk.
As the debris clears, thoughts for many turn to the costs of rehoming, rebuilding and repairing.
Wells flood wardens have been praised for their work to keep people safe during Thursday’s drama.
Owners of Wells businesses hit by the floods are facing a race against time to be open in time for one of the town’s busiest weekends of the year.
The EDP is today launching an appeal to help those men, women, children and businesses who have seen their worlds turned up-side-down by Thursday’s devastating floods.
North Norfolk’s MP has described the flood-ravaged scenes in Walcott as “horrifying” after he walked through the village to meet with residents and businesses.
While Norfolk’s seal populations were hit hard by last week’s tidal surge and flooding it looks as if they may have fared better than it was first believed.
As the waves pounded the village below, Walcott’s Lighthouse Inn became a beacon of safety for dozens of villagers seeking refuge from the relentless tide.
Poor mobile telephone signals caused major difficulties for flood wardens in Wells.
This was the devastation facing residents and businesses in Walcott as they joined forces to rebuild their community after Thursday’s floods.
Sightseers are arriving in resorts in north Norfolk to see first-hand the devastation from Thursday’s floods, as communities in Norfolk and Waveney continue the work to restore order.
Wes Woods and Helen Robinson watched in disbelief as their Walcott home went “bobbing up and down” into the storm surge when huge waves smashed into their village.
Movie superstar John Hurt cast a glow over Cromer tonight when he took to the stage to turn on the town’s Christmas illuminations.
People in Wells have been trying to return to normality today after the town was hit buy the highest tide it has ever seen on Thursday night.
Fire crews from as far away as Devon and Somerset came to help out their colleagues in Norfolk in dealing with the floods.
Forecasters have reassured coastal communities beginning the clear-up from the worst floods in a generation that the worst of the weather has passed, with more settled conditions over the coming days.
A tiler from Taverham has vowed to offer his services for free - and is urging other tradesmen to do the same - to help out those who have had their homes devastated by the worst tidal surge in 60 years which struck coastal towns and villages in Norfolk and Suffolk.
Residents, business owners and an army of volunteers are mucking in together to help rebuild Walcott after it was devastated by floods.
Our region held its breath on Thursday night in anticipation of the worst tidal surge for 60 years. STACIA BRIGGS describes watching it unfold.
Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis has praised the residents of Great Yarmouth for their hard work during the floods.
A Great Yarmouth hotelier has captured on CCTV the shocking moment thieves stole sandbags from his doorstep - and left a trail of sand to theirs.
The record-breaking tidal surge that hit the east coast on Thursday night could provide vital evidence for scientists who hope to discover whether the North Sea is becoming more stormy.
Communities on the Norfolk and Suffolk coast are keeping a watching brief tonight – but a repeat of last night’s destruction is not expected.
This is the incredible moment a keen wildlife spotter captured an enduring image of the impact the storm surge has had on Norfolk’s nature - after a seal pup swam past him on a flooded road.
As high winds swept across the region’s coastline our photographers captured preparations for the storm surge, the flood as it happened, and the aftermath.
Sandbags have been placed around homes near Beccles Quay as a further flood warning is issued for tonight.
Norwich-based insurance provider Aviva has offered advice to people and businesses which have become victims of the storms.
Gaping holes in Cromer Pier’s decking and theatre floors, along with major damage to the box office, are putting the venue’s Christmas show in jeopardy.
RSPB nature reserves across the region have been widely affected by the storm surge and have suffered varying degrees of damage.
Householders have been warned to be on the look out for potential rogue traders in the wake of flooding on the Norfolk coast.
It was the night when years of planning and preparations paid off.
Waves battered Wells lifeboat station in north Norfolk last night filling the bottom floor and causing thousands of pounds of damage.
People are being forced to abandon their homes and businesses in Southwold today due to “rising sea levels”, it has emerged.