March 8 2014 Latest news:
Friday, February 7, 2014
The Environment Agency is concerned about further flooding in Suffolk with more than 10 warnings set to be released.
Suffolk police is preparing for more high water after several drivers got stuck in flooding.
Dozens of roads in the county are difficult to pass with many impassable after a night of heavy rain.
Seven people, including a 10-year-old child, had to be rescued from four cars trapped between Bury St Edumunds and Haverhill.
Fire and police chiefs are urging motorists not to drive through flood water.
Officers said drivers should reduce their speed, use dipped headlights and increase the distance from the vehicle in front.
Police have said these areas have been worst affected:
A143 Wratting Road, Haverhill, near to the A604 The Pightle junction
A143 Bury Road, Stanton, at the B111 Barningham Road
Bull Lane, Long Melford
A1120 (Hackney Road) Peasenhall
In addition there is also standing water on many roads particularly the A12 at Wrentham and Yoxford.