Several flood warnings are in place across Suffolk following more heavy rainfall overnight. 

A number of roads in the county have been left impassable after torrential downpours, while rivers have also burst their banks. 

The Environment Agency issued six flood warnings on Friday morning for rivers in Suffolk, meaning flooding is expected. 

Warnings are currently in place along the Rattlesden River, between Combs Ford near Stowmarket and Rattlesden, as well as the River Brett from Lavenham to Higham.

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The River Gipping in Needham Market and Bramford, outside Ipswich, has been placed under a warning, as well as the River Lark, Stour Brook near Haverhill and Bumpstead Brook. 

A spokesman for the Environment Agency said: "This message has been issued because flooding of homes and businesses is possible this morning, Friday January 5, 2024.

"Take care on riverside footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation closely. "

Sixteen flood alerts are also in place, meaning flooding is possible and residents should be prepared.