Suffolk: Police Warn Of Flooding And Poor Road Conditions
10 March 2013, 07:59
Police in Suffolk are warning about poor driving conditions after heavy rain and snow. Three flood warnings are in place.
Suffolk Police are advising motorists to take extra care on the county’s roads as rain and snow continues to fall and water levels rise across Suffolk.
The Environment Agency has issued three flood warnings in Norfolk and Suffolk for the Waveney around Diss, Bungay and Ellingham and River Tas from Stoke Holy Cross.
Flood warnings at the Chediston water course around Halesworth, Thorpeness Hundred River from Knodishall to Aldringham and from Wrentham to the coast have been lifted.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time for their journey, slow down and not to attempt to drive through flooded roads.
In South Norfolk, firefighters have pulled four cars from flooded roads, rescuing the people trapped inside by boat.
Officers are warning that many roads across the whole of the county are affected by standing water, which can be difficult to see in the dark.
More snow is expected throughout today and tonight.