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The A63 is now open eastbound and due to open westbound shortly, according to Humberside Police.
Humberside Fire tweets: Rail network in and out of Hull remains closed and there's heavy traffic on the roads.
People are being advised to plan their journey before setting off to avoid congestion.
About 100 homes have been flooded in Whitby, as BBC TV's Dan Johnson reports.
Lorry driver Jim called BBC Radio Humberside to say the flooding was not as bad as expected at the Humberston Fitties chalet park near Cleethorpes.
He told presenter David Burns: "There were reports it was under three feet of water but I never saw three feet of water.
"I was absolutely relieved because I got flooded in 2007 and I did fear the worst last night."
Scarborough's Mayor, Andrew Backhouse, tweets: Thoughts are with those residents and businesses in our Borough affected by the tide surge. Visiting later...
Humberside Fire Service is reporting the A63 in Hull should reopen by midday.
The road was closed in both directions between Mount Pleasant and St Andrews Quay.
Humberside Fire and Rescue Service has just said this morning's high tide has now "passed without major incident".
There were no further evacuations in North East Lincolnshire last night, rest centres have been stood down and most evacuees have returned home, the service says.
Chief Fire Officer Richard Hannigan, said: "Although the East Coast is still on red alert, we are optimistic the worst has passed but we must not be complacent and remain vigilant."
Sharing her experiences on the BBC News Facebook page, Jenny Collins says: The sea wall defences saved us here in Cleethorpes although our Docks in Grimsby were badly flooded and so was a nearby holiday camp.
Humberside Police's Pc Ryan Stratton tweets this picture of a colleague monitoring the sea defences in Grimsby this morning.
Andy Comfort, from BBC Radio Humberside, tweets: Police standing down on Victoria Dock in Hull as the danger seems to have passed. There were some nervous people here.
What a difference a day makes. Two very different scenes from Whitby Harbour.
One picture was tweeted by JoJo98712 in the midst of the high tide and strong winds which hit the east coast on Thursday evening.
The other, much more serene, was tweeted by BBC TV reporter Dan Johnson just hours later as dawn broke this morning.
Laura, landlady at the Royal Oak pub in the village of Paull, East Yorkshire, says her flooded cellar is currently being pumped out.
"My beer garden is right next to the sea wall and we had waves coming over last night, it was very worrying."
She described the scene at her pub as "very wet and a bit smelly".
Nic Dakin, Scunthorpe MP, tells BBC Radio Humberside's David Burns there has been a "great community spirit" shown in the adverse weather.
He says: "Lots of people have been coming forward and offering their help.
"There has been a great generosity of spirit at a time of great difficulty."
David Harrison, from BBC Radio Humberside, tweets: Castle Street in Hull still completely submerged #humberflood
George Wride in Hull emails: Tried to get to work 4 miles away, just out of the city centre. I got to within 200 yards, but the police turned me back. They said it was too dangerous to proceed. It seems my firm's under 4 feet of water. The traffic is bedlam, but the police are doing a good job.
Humberside Police are saying the majority of high tides have passed and were not as bad as yesterday.
The Environment Agency tweets: #Hull Tidal Barrier will be raised between 9.30 & 10am today having done its job in protecting people in #Hull from record tidal levels.
The Environment Agency (EA) says about 500 properties in Keadby, North Lincolnshire, have been evacuated this morning as a flood precaution.
About 50 properties in the village were flooded last night due to the high tides which caused damage to our defences, the EA says. In addition, about 30 properties in nearby Burringham were flooded.
"We are currently assessing the situation and options for repairing the defence."
Mike Kemp, from BBC Radio York, is on Foreshore Road in Scarborough which has been closed to traffic since last night due to flooding.
"It's not surprising it's closed because on one side of the road there are just piles of sand which have been washed ashore here. They're being piled up by tractors moving all the debris left behind.
"There's a lot of activity here as people try to find the true extent of the damage that has occurred."
Fifteen schools have closed due to flooding in East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire :
East Yorkshire: South Cave Primary, Reedness Primary
Hull: Adelade Primary, Archbishop Sentamu Academy, East Riding College - Hull Site on St James Street, Fountain House School, Ganton Special School, Hull Trinity House Academy, Hull Studio School, Oakfield Special School, Sirius Academy, Sydney Smith School, Tweendykes Special School
North East Lincolnshire: New Holland Methodist Primary
North Lincolnshire: Alkborough Primary
David Harrison from BBC Radio Humberside tweets: Spoken to the manager of the Ibis on Ferensway. He says the bottom floor is ruined, ankle deep in rooms, waist deep car park.
The villages of Keadby and Burringham on the River Trent in North Lincolnshire have been evacuated following the tidal surge, BBC News Online reports.
An Environment Agency spokesman said: "We are aware of a hole in the roadside bank at Keadby but, until sunrise, are unable to comprehensively examine the riverside bank and assess the damage caused by the tidal surge.
"Without inspecting the damage, the Agency cannot be confident that the hole will not get bigger during the next tide, that will reach its peak at 08:00 and cause significantly more water into areas to the west and south of the hole."
Simon Spark, from BBC Look North, tweets: Sandbagging in Keadby, North Lincolnshire, to try and divert expected 2nd surge around 8 o'clock
"We still have some issues with power in parts of Whitby and Northern Powergrid are going to get in there and restore power to the small areas still without.
"We are aware that around 30% of sea defences around the Sands development in Scarborough has been damaged with the surge last night."
Humberside Police Tweets: Tidal barriers in Hull, Immingham, Goole and Keadby are expected to be sufficient for anticipated tides this morning.
BBC Look North's Philip Norton tweets: Dawn breaks as Hull wakes up to flood damage and road closures. I'll have latest info on @looknorthBBC Breakfast
The Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson, will chair a meeting of Cobra, the government's emergency committee, at 08:00 GMT to discuss the floods overnight.
Humberside Police are warning motorists to expect severe congestion and disruption this morning on the roads around Hull.
Parts of Hessle, Gypsyville and the A63 are under water and have been closed.
The A63 is closed until at least midday between The Humber Bridge and Mount Pleasant. In addition Livingstone Road and Redcliff in Hessle are closed to traffic and to pedestrians for the foreseeable future.
Services on Northern Rail between Hull and Goole, Hull and Selby and Cleethorpes and Barton on Humber are suspended.
Families from the Isle of Axholme were among hundreds in North Lincolnshire forced to spend the night away from home at refuges like this one in Scunthorpe due to flooding.
One woman said: "I was making sure the children were fed and we were well-equipped. I wasn't really going to up and leave until the police knocked on the door asking us to leave and turn off all the electrics and water for safety."
Humberside Fire Service tweets: A63 is closed until at least 12 noon today between Humberfields Roundabout (Humber Bridge) and Mount Pleasant.
The Environment Agency tweets: Currently 8 Severe Flood Warnings and 36 Flood Warnings for Yorkshire & North East Keep up to date at ow.ly/rvriu #fFloodaware
Radio Humberside reports the village of Keadby on the River Trent in North Lincolnshire is being evacuated "as a precaution" because of a hole in the river bank.
Residents have been taken to Epworth Leisure Centre.
Good morning. In the aftermath of the strongest tidal surge for 60 years, we'll be bringing you the latest updates from across North and East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire.
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