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Flood Alerts Remain in Place as River Levels Go Down

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Flood Alerts remain in place for parts of Suffolk, after the recent heavy rain led to a number of evacuations in the county over Christmas.The Environment Agency still has Flood Alerts along the River Waveney – with water levels only slowly easing down.

A major incident was declared in Bungay during Christmas and teams of people worked to put sandbags in place to protect properties in the quay area of Beccles.

The River Waveney had burst its banks in places – in what for some places was their wettest day of the year.

This included Beccles, which recorded almost 2 inches of rain in the 24 hours to 8.30 by Christmas Eve morning – and was the second day this month, when rainfall totals exceeded an inch in one day in the town.

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