Village devastated as homes fall into the sea after storm

Sarah Coles
One collapsed property
One collapsed property

The storm surge that hit the east coat of the country last night, brought severe damage to a number of towns along the coast. While the authorities said things could have been much worse, it will come as little comfort to those whose homes and streets were hit by flooding - and to the village which saw three houses washed into the sea.

So what happened, and what can you do if you are affected by flooding?