Flood alerts issued for several Suffolk rivers, including River Waveny, Dove, Deben, Lark and Blyth following heavy rainfall
Flood alerts have been issued for several Suffolk rivers after heavy rainfall battered the county yesterday.
Areas most at risk are low laying lands, roads and riversides around Diss, Eye, Mendlesham and Bungay as well as Halesworth, Wissett, Chediston, Walpole, Huntingfield, Bramfield and Wrentham.
Near Woodbridge, residents living on the Deben from Debenham to Ufford, including Framsden, Earl Soham, Easton, Glevering and Wickham Market, and on the Rivers Lark and Finn around Witnesham, Tuddenham St Martin, Playford and Grundisburgh can be affected.
In the west of the county, Little Waldingfield to Thorrington Street, including Boxford, as well as Cockfield to Higham, including Hadleigh, are also part of the flood alert.
The Environment Agency is monitoring the situation and will issue updates as and when necessary.
Residents have been warned to take care on riverside footpaths.