Video: Torrential rain hits Suffolk and forces Bury St Edmunds Sainsbury’s to close after flooding

Rain in Haverhill, captured by reader Gavin Plummer

Rain in Haverhill, captured by reader Gavin Plummer - Credit: Archant

A Bury St Edmunds supermarket has shut after surface water flooding poured into the shop.

The Sainsbury’s store, on the Moreton Hall Estate near the A14 has closed its doors after heavy rainfall caused flooding.

The water came in through the doors to the shop after surface water flooding on its car park.

Staff at the store were unable to say when it will reopen.

The rain has also hit elsewhere in the country, with reader Gavin Plummer capturing the above photo and video of surface water in Haverhill.

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