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Your Pictures: Lincolnshire wakes up to storm damage

By RCousins_LE  |  Posted: December 06, 2013

  • Uprooted tree next to the bridge at Rope Walk

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As Lincolnshire wakes up this morning the extent of damage caused as the county was battered with gale force winds and a tidal surge across the East Coast last night.

Several roads were closed throughout Boston as flood water rushed through the town.

In Skegness kiosks and shopfronts were damaged as sea water broke over defences.

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

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A 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.

If you have any pictures or video of the storm surge or any damage caused please send them to alex.colman@lincolnshireecho.co.uk or tweet them to @LincsEcho


 


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

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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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