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Flooding: Soldiers rescue drivers trapped on A1088 in Tostock area

08:52 07 February 2014

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Drivers trapped in flood water have been rescued by soldiers as heavy rain causes disruption across Suffolk.

Roads in parts of Suffolk and north Essex are difficult to pass or impassable due to flooding.

There have been reports that motorists who were travelling on the A1088 in the Tostock area, near Thurston, were rescued by members of the Army.

Flooding is causing problems in several towns and villages but west Suffolk has been hit worst.

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