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Roads flooded as a fortnight's rain falls in a morning

Flooded road between Halesworth and Bungay in Suffolk. Photo: ITV News Anglia / Sean Cockrell

Parts of the Anglia region have been flooded after a fortnight's worth of rain fell in one morning.

The Environment Agency issued two flood warnings and 20 of the lower level flood alerts for the region as rivers burst their banks.

Roads and fields were flooded and some cars became stranded in flood waters.

It was slow going on some roads in Norfolk as the rain fell. Credit: ITV News Anglia / Kate Prout

More than 25 mm (1 inches) of rain fell at Weybourne on the north Norfolk coast between 5am and 5pm on Thursday making it the wettest place in England.

That's about half the amount of rain that usually falling during the entire month of January.

Click below to watch a video of the flood water around the Anglia region

A van is stranded in flood water under the railway bridge at Gt Plumstead near Norwich. Credit: ITV News Anglia / Tony Aldous
The ford was in full flood at Hempnall in south Norfolk. Credit: ITV News Anglia / Kate Prout

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