An emergency road closure has been issued due to impassable flooding.

On Wednesday morning, witnesses reported the B1127 Wrentham Road near Southwold was flooded due to a burst water main. 

It was believed the water was about eight inches deep and about half a mile from Potters Bridge, which is infamous for flooding.

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A spokesman for Suffolk Highways said: "The road has been closed due to impassable flooding. 

"A tanker has attended the location today to clear the water for investigation before the road can reopen."

It is not yet known when the road will reopen.