5 flood alerts issued for areas of Suffolk
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Five flood alerts have been issued for some of Suffolk’s biggest rivers, covering many parts of the county.
The Environment Agency have warned members of the public to be prepared as flooding is possible along some of the rivers.
"We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for this area at this time," read the warning issued by the agency.
"The forecast is for showers to get more scattered and less intense through the day as we move into more settled weather."
However, the agency warned those out and about to "take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger.
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"We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary."
The alerts cover:
- 1 Victoria Hall murder: Suffolk strangler Steve Wright reportedly arrested
- 2 Boy, 5, in critical condition after incident at department store
- 3 'It was as if Covid didn't exist' - Latitude-goers report positive tests
- 4 Chaplin is Cook's 'assassin' who was once taught a tough lesson by the Town boss
- 5 Man arrested on suspicion of murdering Victoria Hall
- 6 Suffolk sprinter opens her 'dream' cafe at age of 25
- 8 Town bosses on 'Chequebook FC' nickname, Premier League timeframe and more
- 9 Boy, 13, pulled from moat at Framlingham Castle
- 10 Town's first game of the season will be all-ticket
- The Ratttlesden River and River Gipping - affecting Stowmarket and Needham Market.
- The Rivers Deben and Lark - affecting areas including Wickham Market, Woodbridge, Grundisburgh, the Bealings, Martlesham.
- The Rivers Blyth and Walpole and Chediston, Bramfield and Wrentham watercourses - affecting areas like Halesworth, Chediston and Walpole.
- The Rivers Box and Brett - affecting areas like Hadleigh, Lavenham and Layham.
- The River Gipping - affecting areas downstream of Needham Market to upstream of London Road Bridge, Ipswich.