Homes and businesses are at risk of flooding in some parts of Suffolk as a result of Storm Ciarán.

The Environment Agency has issued alerts for coastal areas including Southwold and Lowestoft.

Some inland areas have also been issued with flood alerts including Sudbury, Needham Market and Bury St Edmunds. 

The Environment Agency has said that properties are at risk of flooding in Mendham and Hadleigh. 

It comes after Storm Ciarán brought heavy downpours and strong winds to Suffolk yesterday

A number of roads flooded across the county and almost 90 schools were closed as a result of Storm Ciarán.

A yellow weather warning for strong winds was in place on Thursday. 

The Environment Agency warns people to avoid using low-lying footpaths or entering areas prone to flooding.

It did not say for how long the alert would be in place.