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Severe disruption: A47 Norfolk westbound

BBC News Travel

A47 Norfolk westbound severe disruption, from A1064 to A1042 Yarmouth Road.

A47 Norfolk - A47 closed westbound from Acle Roundabout in Acle to the A1042 Yarmouth Road junction in Postwick, because of flooding.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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BBC News Travel

A47 Norfolk eastbound severe disruption, from A1270 Broadland Northway to B1140.

A47 Norfolk - A47 Norwich Road closed eastbound from the A1270 Broadland Northway junction in Postwick, Norwich to the B1140 junction in Acle, because of flooding. Diversion in operation - Westbound: exit the A47 early and join the A146 Southbound towards Gillingham, then join the A143 Northbound towards Great Yarmouth before re-joining the A47. Eastbound: leave the A47 early before the closure at the B1140 the join the A143 Southbound towa.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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Severe disruption: A47 Norfolk westbound

BBC News Travel

A47 Norfolk westbound severe disruption, from A1042 Yarmouth Road to A146 Loddon Road.

A47 Norfolk - A47 in Postwick closed westbound from the A1042 Yarmouth Road junction to Trowse Newton, because of emergency repairs.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Environment Agency monitors situation as tides remain high

The Environment Agency said the risk of flooding from the North Sea had reduced, but that it would continue to monitor the forecast throughout the day, as Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning tides would remain high.

It follows an evacuation warning in place from 07:00 to 10:00 for Heacham, Snettisham and Hunstanton, which has now been lifted.


Its incident response staff were checking the condition of defences, it said.

Flood warnings downgraded to flood alerts

There are currently no severe flood warnings or flood warnings along the Norfolk coast, with the earlier flood warnings for Snettisham, Heacham and Hunstanton, downgraded to flood alerts.

There are also flood alerts between Old Hunstanton and Cley; from East Cley to Kelling Hard; and on the tidal River Yare from Thorpe St Andrew to Breydon Water and on the tidal River Waveney from Ellingham to Breydon Water.

Hunstanton Tide

High water passes at Gorleston

Andrew Turner

BBC Radio Norfolk

High tide has been and gone at Gorleston with the water levels just a little higher than normal, but no problems.

A flood alert remains in place for the tidal River Yare, but this was the scene just after high water at Gorleston Lifeboat Station.

Gorleston Lifeboat Station

Relief after high tide passes

Martin Barber

BBC News

Val Lasenby moved to the Hunstanton area recently, so this was the first full flood warning that she had been through.

She walks her dog, Freddie, every morning along the seafront and was relieved to see the water was calmer than yesterday.

She was pleased when things did not appear as bad as they could have been.

Val Lasenby and Freddie

Teas and coffees on hand

Martin Barber

BBC News

Volunteers at Hunstanton Community Centre have been praised for their work looking after people evacuated from their homes.

Janet Wrubel and Kathleen Huggins turned up after they were advised to do so by their caravan owner as they wanted to be on "the safe side."

The helpers had provided "a very good service", they said.

Janet and Kathleen

They have now been told it is safe to return to their caravan, but only after having coffee and biscuits.