Flood warnings in place for east of England

Seven flood warnings have been issued across parts of the east of England, due to heavy rain.

The Environment Agency has put warnings in place around rivers in Cambridgeshire, Essex and Suffolk.

The agency gives warnings when flooding is expected and "immediate action" is required.

In Norfolk some trains have been cancelled between Norwich and Sheringham due to flooding on the line near Worstead.

In Cambridgeshire, flood warnings are in place along the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. In Essex, warnings are in place along the River Wid from Ingatestone to Writtle and the River Stort at Clavering and Manuden.

In Suffolk, warnings have been issued for the Chediston watercourse at Halesworth, the Rattlesden River from Rattlesden to Combs Ford, Stour Brook at Haverhill and Sturmer and the Bumpstead Brook from Steeple Bumpstead to New England.

There is also a flood warning on the River Kennett from Ousden to Freckenham.

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