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Suffolk/Essex: No major disruption from flooding this morning

09:46 09 February 2014


Floodwaters across the region are continuing to subside this morning, with no reports of major disruption.

A flood warning issued by the Environment Agency on the River Stour between Sudbury and Dedham remains in place, and a number of roads remain flooded.

Police this morning said they were not dealing with any specific incidents.

Today is expected to remain largely dry with the possibility of light showers, before heavier rainfall on Monday and Tuesday.

Full list of flooded roads


A1088 Ixworth, at Thetford Road

B1064 Pentlow Lane, Cavendish, between A1092 Lower Street and Pentlow Road


B1053 Finchingfield, at B1057 The Causeway

B1054 Water Lane, Steeple Bumpstead, between Church Street and Harvey Way

Bridge Street, Great Yeldham, between North Road and A1017 High Street

B1024 Colchester Road, Coggeshall, between East Street and Church Street


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