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Flood alert in place for Suffolk and Essex, including Ipswich and Felixstowe





A flood warning has been issued for parts of Suffolk.

Flooding along the Suffolk and Essex coast, from Felixstowe to Clacton, including Ipswich, is likely between 12.45pm to 2.45pm today.

This is because tides are expected to be higher than normal due to the forecast during spring tides.

A flood alert is in place for Ipswich and Felixstowe . Picture: Stock
A flood alert is in place for Ipswich and Felixstowe . Picture: Stock

Low-lying roads and footpaths along the estuaries of the River Orwell and River Stour may become waterlogged.

While the alert is in place, the flood gates at Felixstowe seafront will be closed.

The waterfront at Pin Mill, and The Strand at Wherstead under the Orwell Bridge may be flooded and water may be on the quay at Mistley.