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Danger of flooded roads in the Anglia region as rain clears

There's a warning of difficult driving conditions after more than 30 mm (1.2 inches) of rain has fallen in some parts of the Anglia region during Sunday.

There surface water flooding in many areas and the Environment Agency has issued a flurry of flood warnings and flood alerts as some rivers burst their banks.

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Disruption on trains between London and Cambridge due to fallen tree

A tree touching power lines is disrupting trains between Cambridge and London. Credit: PA

Trains between Cambridge and London are being cancelled or delayed after a tree fell on overhead power lines.

Greater Anglia say train services between London Liverpool Street and Cambridge may be cancelled, delayed or revised.

Network Rail staff are working at a location between Audley End and Great Chesterford, where a small tree has been reported touching the overhead powerline equipment.

Trains from London Liverpool Street will terminate at Bishop's Stortford and restart services returning to London. Diesel train services operated by Crosscountry Trains will be able to run through to Cambridge, from Stansted Airport and Abellio Greater Anglia customers may travel on these trains. We are sorry if your journey today is affected by this problem and thank you for your patience whist engineers clear the obstruction.

– Abellio Greater Anglia

Man who'd broken down left seriously injured after getting hit by passing car

A 46-year old man whose car broke down close to the University of Essex in Colchester, is in hospital with serious injuries after he was struck by a passing car.

It happened at 7.50pm Saturday 22nd November on the A133 just before the University entrance.

The man had just got out of his car when the collision happened while another car was over-taking.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have seen the collision, by calling the 101 number.

East Anglia faces flooding with a fortnight's rain in a day

Rainfall radar image at 3.05pm showing heavy rain in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex. Credit: Met Office

Parts of East Anglia are facing flooding along some roads with some properties at risk as river levels rise. Up to 25 mm (1 inch) or rain has fallen since midnight which is the amount that usually falls in two weeks.

Trains services have been suspended in Norfolk because of flooding at Worstead on the line between Norwich and Sheringham.

By 3pm, the Environment Agency had issued four flood warnings and 15 lower level flood alerts.

Rainfall totals in the Anglia region on Sunday until 3pm

  • 28 mm at Higham near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
  • 24 mm in Santon Downham, Suffolk
  • 23 mm in Norwich
  • 21 mm at Andrewsfield near Braintree, Essex
  • 20 mm in Weybourne, Norfolk
  • 19 mm in Writtle, Essex
  • 18 mm in Cambridge
  • 13 mm in Bedford
  • 9 mm in Northampton

Two arrests after street fight in Thetford, Norfolk

Two men have been arrested after police were called to a fight in the street in Thetford last night.

Norfolk police were called to Ford Street at around 10.50 pm to find a man with a head injury. He was taken to hospital where he is stable.

Two men aged 20 and 22-years were arrested at the scene and remain in custody.

"We continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident and while a number of people were spoken to at the scene, we are keen to hear from anyone with information that could help our enquiries."

– Det Sgt Dave Sutton, Thetford CID


Six people arrested during EDL march released by police

Six people were arrested during the march and have all been released without charge Credit: ITV News Anglia

Six people arrested during the English Defence League march in Luton on Saturday have all been released without any charges.

The five men and one woman were held at Dunstable police station for the duration of the march and were released shortly afterwards.

They had been arrested by police in order to prevent a breach of the peace.

The EDL march passed off peacefully with around 400 people taking part. A counter protest also took place with a smaller number of people involved.

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