The Scarborough, Whitby and Bridlington coastline suffered major damage – the sea wall in Scarborough was torn up – in some of the worst flooding in living memory.
We look back at the picture archives of the flooding and the aftermath.
1. Yorkshire coast floods of 2013
Flooding on Scarborough South Bay caused by a tidal surge and a spring tide combining. Photo: Neil Silk
2. Yorkshire coast floods of 2013
Scarborough lifeboat surrounded by water but on land! Photo: Neil Silk
3. Yorkshire coast floods of 2013
The scene of devastation at the Yorkshire Water site on Scarborough's North Bay where the sea wall was badly damaged in 2013. Photo: Neil Silk
4. Yorkshire coast floods of 2013
Flooding on South Bay, Scarborough. Photo: Neil Silk