Suffolk and Essex flood warnings still in place this morning after weekend of heavy rain
- Credit: Stephen Huntley
Flood warnings are still in place across East Anglia this morning after heavy rain caused flooding over the weekend.
Rivers across the region burst their banks because of the deluge and although the weather wasn’t as bad overnight the Met Office warnings remained in force this morning.
Ten flood warnings were issued for Suffolk and Essex with more than 20 flood alerts also in place.
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service had to warn people not to try to drive through flooded roads after they were called out to several incidents.
A spokesman for the service yesterday said: “We have taken a number of calls from people who have driven into flood water requesting our assistance. Please drive with care and do not enter flooded roads. Not all the roads are signposted so please be vigilant.”
You may also want to watch:
The same situation was true in Essex with the county’s fire service being asked to attend several weather related incidents.
It is expected the water levels will recede today while the weather turns colder rather than wetter.
- 1 ‘Demolition Man’ Cook tells vast majority of Ipswich Town squad to find new clubs
- 2 Mum-of-four with 'beautiful soul' dies after collapsing in the street
- 3 Ipswich U18s fall to second-half Liverpool goals - how the FA Youth Cup semi-final unfolded....
- 4 Steam locomotive back in Suffolk for anniversary trips
- 5 Takeaway contaminated food with raw meat and sold items past use-by date
- 6 'Beautiful inside and out': Tragedy as mum dies 48 hours after giving birth
- 7 Film crews spotted in Ipswich town centre
- 8 'I loved my time here... I should have stayed' - Former loanee Jeffers back with Town in coaching role
- 9 'Larger-than-life' Ipswich drama teacher Gloria Henshall dies
- 10 Former judge's widow on trial for sex abuse of young boy in 1980s