More rain will hit county this week

IT'S good for gardeners and farmers but even more rain is forecast today and tomorrow. With more than the average rainfall for the month falling in the last seven days, yet more is on its way according to Evening Star weather man Ken Blowers.

IT'S good for gardeners and farmers but even more rain is forecast today and tomorrow.

With more than the average rainfall for the month falling in the last seven days, yet more is on its way according to Evening Star weather man Ken Blowers.

Mr Blowers said: “Over the last seven days 1.65 inches of rain has fallen.

“The 60 year average for May is 1.59 inches so we have gone over the average for the whole month in the first 13 days.”


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Though police said yesterday they had no reports of flooding in the county, Mr Blowers predicted flooding is likely to become a problem as the wet weather continues.

He said: “The wet weather has come from a depression from the South West that is making its way across England to the North Sea.

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“We had hours and hours of rain on Sunday and today there will be more rain and more on Tuesday. The weather is very changeable.

“After this depression there will be another depression on its tail coming from the South West again.”

Speaking yesterday a spokeswoman for Suffolk police said: “We have had no reports of flooding but it is very wet.”

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