It should be a drier day - but some flood warnings are still in place

Duncan Brodie captured these fantastic photos between Layham and Hadleigh, even spottign two swans o

Duncan Brodie captured these fantastic photos between Layham and Hadleigh, even spottign two swans on the flood water that gathered close to the road Picture: DUNCAN BRODIE - Credit: DUNCAN BRODIE

Less rain is expected to fall today - and the afternoon looks dry - but there is still a risk of flooding in some areas following the wet weather.

Eight flood warnings and alerts remain in Suffolk today, with much of the River Brett covered by a r

Eight flood warnings and alerts remain in Suffolk today, with much of the River Brett covered by a red flood alert Picture: DUNCAN BRODIE - Credit: DUNCAN BRODIE

Currently 83 flood warnings are in place across England, with only one in Suffolk - the River Brett from Lavenham to Higham. But many flood alerts, which mean flooding is possible, are still in place in the county.

READ MORE: In pictures: Heavy rain leads to a day of flooding in Suffolk and EssexLooking at today's forecast, Fred Best, a forecaster from Wetherquest, said only 1/2mm is expected to fall.

He said this morning there could be patchy showers, but they would clear by lunchtime, paving the way for a dry and sunny afternoon.

It is also looking dry overnight, though he said there could be the odd shower, and during tomorrow.

Flooding has left dozens of roads covered in water and debris, as well as waterlogging fields across

Flooding has left dozens of roads covered in water and debris, as well as waterlogging fields across Suffolk and Essex Picture: DUNCAN BRODIE - Credit: DUNCAN BRODIE

He said: "The Environment Agency do have a few flood warnings across Suffolk and quite a few flood alerts. The rain we see is not going to be huge amounts, but obviously anywhere that still has flooding from earlier this week, any rain will exacerbate that a little bit."


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The top temperature today will be 8/9C and overnight it will drop to 4/5C.

Looking ahead to next week, Christmas Day is looking dry and sunny, but it may rain on Boxing Day.

Thornham Magna has had alot of flooding near the Four Horseshoes Pub. Taken earlier this week Pictu

Thornham Magna has had alot of flooding near the Four Horseshoes Pub. Taken earlier this week Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

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