Sproughton Road Ipswich closed due to flooding after heavy rainfall with one man rescued from car

Heavy rain in West Suffolk has localised flooding.

Heavy rain in West Suffolk has localised flooding. - Credit: Gregg Brown

Sproughton Road, in Ipswich, is currently closed due to a blocked drain.

Police closed the road earlier this evening and it is set to reopen later tonight.

A blocked drain is causing substantial water flooding outside the Volkswagen dealership on the road.

A fire crew attended to rescue a man from his car, who became stuck at about 8pm.

Two fire engines were also called to flooding in Mannnings pub on Cornhill, Ipswich, as a result of the rain. They were required to pump water out of the building.