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Storm Dennis takes a toll on Suffolk coastline

PUBLISHED: 11:56 16 February 2020 | UPDATED: 12:52 16 February 2020

A garden structure blocking Church Road in Thurston on Sunday morning Picture: KAREN WEAVER

A garden structure blocking Church Road in Thurston on Sunday morning Picture: KAREN WEAVER

KAREN WEAVER

See the pictures from across Suffolk and north Essex of Storm Dennis.

Karen Weaver snapped this picture of a blocked road in Thurston Picture: KAREN WEAVERKaren Weaver snapped this picture of a blocked road in Thurston Picture: KAREN WEAVER

Felixstowe Ferry was the site of emergency repairs before wind and rain hit the coast on Saturday.

A dog enjoying the wind as Storm Dennis draws in to Felixstowe on Saturday Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNA dog enjoying the wind as Storm Dennis draws in to Felixstowe on Saturday Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

And on Felixstowe beach, determined walkers took a stroll along the promenade despite concerns of huge waves, strong winds and heavy rain.

People brave the winds on the Ipswich Waterfront  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNPeople brave the winds on the Ipswich Waterfront Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The Orwell Bridge has been closed by wind for more than 50 hours in 2020, longer than 2018 and 2019 put together Picture: HIGHWAYS ENGLANDThe Orwell Bridge has been closed by wind for more than 50 hours in 2020, longer than 2018 and 2019 put together Picture: HIGHWAYS ENGLAND

Overnight winds in the north of the county pulled trees down and blocked roads, leaving the Suffolk Specials and officers from the Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team to clear a path.

Milly, Ruben and Leo having fun in the wind during Storm Dennis Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNMilly, Ruben and Leo having fun in the wind during Storm Dennis Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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Repairs to Felixtowe Ferry beach ahead of Storm Dennis on Saturday Picture: VICTORIA LISTERRepairs to Felixtowe Ferry beach ahead of Storm Dennis on Saturday Picture: VICTORIA LISTER

Walkers along the promenade at Felixstowe as Storm Dennis picked up Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNWalkers along the promenade at Felixstowe as Storm Dennis picked up Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

More: Live updates as wind speeds hit 70mph in Suffolk

Winds were starting to pick up in Felixstowe as Storm Dennis approached Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNWinds were starting to pick up in Felixstowe as Storm Dennis approached Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Repairs to Felixtowe Ferry beach ahead of Storm Dennis Picture: VICTORIA LISTERRepairs to Felixtowe Ferry beach ahead of Storm Dennis Picture: VICTORIA LISTER

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