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Friday, December 6, 2013
There are no longer any severe flood warnings in Suffolk or Essex, the Environment Agency has said today, with only seven in East Anglia.
Some 14 severe flood warnings, the most serious level, were issued for Suffolk before last night’s storms, including Ipswich waterfront and Felixstowe docks, two of the five areas in the county still under severe flood warnings at 7am on Friday.
But by 10am the Environment Agency had downgraded all severe flood warnings for Suffolk and Essex to flood warnings. They fell from at least 35 to seven in East Anglia.
The Environment Agency now has 74 flood warnings, 22 flood alerts and 26 warnings no longer in force for East Anglia.
Flood warnings have been issued to the following:
Tidal Stour Estuary
Tidal River Orwell at Ipswich Quay
Tidal River Orwell at Ipswich West Bank and Bourne Brook
Tidal Orwell at Ipswich wet dock, and upstream of Stoke Bridge
River Stour upstream of Cattawade Barrage
Felixstowe Ferry & Bawdsey Quay
Felixstowe Ferry Hamlet and the Deben Marshes
Orwell Estuary from the Orwell Bridge to Felixstowe including Pin Mill
South Felixstowe including The Port of Felixstowe
Marshland behind Minsmere Sluice including Middleton and Sizewell
Woodbridge and Melton
The coast from Clacton Martello Tower to Lee Wick, including Jaywick, Seawick and Lee-over-sands
West Mersea, The Strood and adjacent marshland
Isolated riverside properties on the Deben Estuary
Waterside Properties at Mistley & Brantham
Orford Ness to Bawdsey including Butley
Blythburgh and marshes upstream of A12
Southwold and surrounding marshes
Riverside Business Park & Kirkley
Oulton Broad near Mutford Lock
Lowestoft Seafront and Docks
The River Yare at Great Yarmouth from the Pilot Station to Lower Ferry and from South Quay to Phillips Quay
Isolated low lying properties along the tidal River Waveney
Maldon Town waterfront and the Hythe
Harwich Town, Dovercourt and Bathside bay
Walberswick, Dunwich and surrounding marshes