Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 21°C

min temp: 17°C

Search

Gallery: Vehicle stranded in flood waters in Marlesford

PUBLISHED: 15:58 21 December 2012

Taken at a Ford at Marlesford, as the flood waters claim another vehicle.

Taken at a Ford at Marlesford, as the flood waters claim another vehicle.

COPYRIGHT, 2011

TORRENTIAL downpours have caused roads to flood across Suffolk, and vehicles have become stranded as they try to pass through.

In Marlesford, this four-wheel drive vehicle had to be abandoned after getting stuck in the flood waters.

iwitness Alison Balaam sent in these photos taken by her daughter, and show just how high the water has got.

There were food warnings in place last night, as the rain continued to pour down on Suffolk but experts have warned that the worst fo the flooding is expected this weekend as more rain is expected to fall tomorrow.

Offering advice to motorists, Divisional Officer Neil Fenwick, of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service, said: “It is astonishing just how many motorists have driven their car into flood water and need our help to get themselves, and often their families, out of their predicament.

“If you can’t see how deep the water is, don’t drive through it, it’s as simple as that.”

Share your weather photos at suffolk.iwitness24.co.uk For twice-daily weather updates, check out the podcasts on our homepage.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Police are due to announce an update on the search for missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague this afternoon.

A man in his 50s has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after suffering a cardiac arrest at the Stoke Park Asda store in Ipswich.

Scores of aspiring sleuths descended on Suffolk police headquarters to investigate what it takes to become a detective.

Premiership football star Peter Crouch has had an amusing exchange with an ITFC fan on Twitter – after being mocked for his looks and goal scoring prowess.

Certified puppy breeders have spoken out over a hard-hitting new report which names Suffolk and Essex as illegal puppy farming hotspots.

Engineers have started drilling under the River Orwell as part of a £30 million scheme to boost power supplies in Suffolk and Essex.

Historic Suffolk home with air-conditioned garaging for a private car collection, at Denham. It could be yours for £1.385m.

Police have launched an investigation into a suspected murder at a home in Cumberland Avenue, Bury St Edmunds.

A £3.8million funding boost has been given to the NHS in Essex and Suffolk for three major projects.

A week-long campaign targeting motorists using mobile phones has resulted in more than 60 drivers being slapped with penalty notices.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24