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LIVE: Clean-up begins in flooded Boston after worst tidal surge for 60 years

By AlexColman  |  Posted: December 06, 2013

LIVE: Flooded Boston braced for high tide after worst tidal surge for 60 years
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Boston is braced for the next high tide at around 8am this morning as the worst tidal surge in 60 years causes flooding in the town.

Over 200 people were evacuated with homes, businesses and streets flooded.

Schools closed in Boston after floodingA number of schools are closed in the town including Boston Grammar School, Boston High School, Pioneer Free School and John Fielding School.

Rail travel in the area has been affected as East Midlands Trains have said there will be no service between Skegness and Sleaford and between Grimsby and Lincoln.

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Emergency services are advising people not to travel until after 10am unless they absolutely have to.


 


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8PM- Life-threatening risk to residents in parts of Boston

7:30PM- VIDEO: Flooding in Boston

3PM- Man killed as wind blows tree over in park

2:45PM- East Midlands Trains: Don't travel unless absolutely necessary

2:30PM- Council advises residents in risk areas to pack a flood kit

2:20PM- Fallen tree blocking Rookery Lane, Hykeham Road and Newark Road area of Lincoln

2:10PM- Tidal surge: 'Imminent threat to life' in Lincolnshire- evacuations likely

1:45PM- Wind breaks Lincolnshire town’s Christmas tree

1:30PM- TRAVEL: Trains suspended between Lincoln Central and Doncaster


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