Lincolnshire coast storm surge warning leads to military help

January 12, 2017 Spilsby Online 0

Warnings of a storm surge on the east coast of England have led to military being drafted in to respond. Lincolnshire’s chief constable Neil Rhodes said evacuation plans had been prepared, with 100 soldiers helping police in door-to-door warnings. High tides and gales are expected to bring disruption along the coast overnight on Thursday. BBC weather presenter Tomasz Schafernaker said the northerly direction of the winds was the problem. “Because they are travelling from north […]