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Sproughton Road Ipswich closed due to flooding after heavy rainfall with one man rescued from car

22:06 16 September 2015

Heavy rain in West Suffolk has localised flooding.

Heavy rain in West Suffolk has localised flooding.

Sproughton Road, in Ipswich, is currently closed due to a blocked drain.

Police closed the road earlier this evening and it is set to reopen later tonight.

A blocked drain is causing substantial water flooding outside the Volkswagen dealership on the road.

A fire crew attended to rescue a man from his car, who became stuck at about 8pm.

Two fire engines were also called to flooding in Mannnings pub on Cornhill, Ipswich, as a result of the rain.
They were required to pump water out of the building.

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  • This road continually floods whenever there heavy rain. Considering there is only one road on and off Farthing Road Industrial Estate, it's about time it was sorted for good.

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    G Rumpy

    Thursday, September 17, 2015

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