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Ipswich: Traffic trouble as road near Orwell Bridge floods

PUBLISHED: 14:40 04 January 2014 | UPDATED: 16:06 04 January 2014

Further flooding is possible with warnings for several parts of Suffolk

Further flooding is possible with warnings for several parts of Suffolk

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Flooding has made driving conditions difficult along a stretch of road near the Orwell Bridge.

Recent rain fall and the high tide have combined to flood a section of the B1456, known as The Strand, near the Orwell Bridge junction in Wherstead.

Police said the water is up to two feet deep in places and that the road may be closed if cars are unable to pass.

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