A busy Ipswich road was closed due to flooding. 

Sproughton Road, just outside of the town centre, was almost impassable on Thursday afternoon.

Road closure signs were placed near the Morrisons roundabout and Farthing Road.

Ipswich Star: Sproughton Road is closedSproughton Road is closed (Image: Newsquest)

Although the road was closed, a number of drivers were seen passing through.  

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Foxhall recycling centre, on the outskirts of Ipswich, was also affected by the flooding between the wood bins and bottle banks, though the site remained open.

Ipswich Star: Driver braving the road closure in Sproughton RoadDriver braving the road closure in Sproughton Road (Image: Newsquest)

Suffolk was battered by heavy rain for most of the Thursday, with several roads around the county flooded due to the torrential downpours.