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Torrential rain brings flash flooding to East Anglia

Torrential rain during Sunday has brought flash flooding to Gorleston near Great Yarmouth. Roads and gardens were inundated as the rain tore down.

This gallery of pictures was taken by Alan Lucan

Torrential rain in Beccles Road, Gorleston. Credit: Alan Lucan
Torrential rain in Beccles Road, Gorleston. Credit: Alan Lucan
The road begins to flood as the rain continues. Credit: Alan Lucan

Wattisham near Ipswich in Suffolk was the wettest place in the UK on Saturday night with 31 mm of rain from 10pm on Saturday to 10am on Sunday.

It topped that by recording 31 mm of rain in just one hour between 3pm and 4pm on Sunday.

That means Wattisham has had more than a month's rain in less than a day.

The road begins to flood as the rain continues. Credit: Alan Lucan
A car struggles through the flood water on Beccles Road in Gorleston, Norfolk. Credit: Alan Lucan
Flooding on Beccles Road in Gorleston. Credit: Alan Lucan
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Flooding on Beccles Road in Gorleston. Credit: Alan Lucan

The weather is set to be much drier on Monday but with temperatures set to soar later in the week, the torrential rain and thunderstorms could return.

The road becomes a river. Credit: Alan Lucan
A car struggles through the flood water on Beccles Road in Gorleston, Norfolk. Credit: Alan Lucan
Flooding on Beccles Road in Gorleston, Norfolk Credit: Alan Lucan
Flooding on Beccles Road in Gorleston, Norfolk Credit: Alan Lucan
Flooding on Beccles Road in Gorleston, Norfolk Credit: Alan Lucan
Flooding on Beccles Road in Gorleston, Norfolk Credit: Alan Lucan
Flooding in Beccles Road in Gorleston, Norfolk Credit: Alan Lucan
Gardens flooded by the torrential rain. Credit: Alan Lucan
Gardens flooded by the torrential rain. Credit: Alan Lucan
Gardens flooded after the torrential downpour in Gorleston, Norfolk. Credit: Alan Lucan
Gardens flooded after the torrential downpour in Gorleston, Norfolk. Credit: Alan Lucan

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