Flooding hits Anglia region

News of flooding in the Anglia region

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Flood warning: River Colne, Essex

A Flood Warning has been issued by the Environment Agency for the River Colne from Castle Hedingham to upstream of Halstead in Essex.

Flooding is expected for riverside properties in Yeldham Road, Nunnery Street, the A1017 and the B1058 at Castle Hedingham, Station Road, Summerfields, Spring Way and Alderford Street in Sible Hedingham.

Flooding hits part of Norfolk

Flooding leading to problems in parts of Norfolk Credit: Mandy Lees

Norfolk Police are today warning motorists that a number of roads are being affected by floods. This picture was taken by Mandy Lees of Station Road/Muck Lane in Salhouse. She says the water is flooding off the fields onto the road.

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Flooded caravan park due to re-open

Billing Aquadrome caravan park is set to re-open after days of flooding Credit: ITV Anglia

Nearly a thousand people living at Billing Aquadrome near Northampton have been told they can move back to their holiday homes later today.

The Environment Agency ordered the evacuation of the caravan park after it flooded last week. It's now cleared enough to allow people back on, but the park's warned that it remains on a flood alert.

Latest on the flooding problems in the Anglia region

The Environment Agency is warning people to stay vigilant as parts of the region remain at risk of flooding.

Although waters across the East are receding, they are expected to rise again in places tomorrow as water makes its way along the regions' rivers from the north.

The Environment Agency says the River Nene is expected to peak as it goes through Peterborough on Thursday morning.

Nearly a thousand people living at Billing Aquadrome near Northampton have been told they can move back to their holiday homes on Thursday lunchtime.

The Environment Agency ordered the evacuation of the caravan park after it flooded last week. It's now cleared enough to allow people back on but the park's warned that it remains on a flood alert.

Flood warning update for Cambridgeshire

The Environment Agency says flooding is expected for the areas near the River Nene from Elton to Wansford including Elton, Yarwell and Wansford in Cambridgeshire.

River levels on the Nene remain high, but are now expected to gradually recede. We expect properties to continue to be affected. The Agency will continue to monitor the situation closely and issue further updates as necessary.

Flood warning update for Peterborough

The Environment Agency says flooding is expected for the River Nene from Stibbington in Cambridgeshire to the Town Bridge in Peterborough including Sutton, Water Newton, Orton Waterville, Thorpe Meadows and properties near to the river in Peterborough .

River levels on the Nene are expected to remain high, similar to existing, for at least the remainder of Wednesday 28th November and throughout Thursday 29th November. The Agency expects properties to continue to be affected.

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Floods latest- Tuesday

by Olivia Paterson

Homeowners in parts of our region have spent the day clearing up as the flood risk goes on. A night of heavy rainfall in Essex saw fire crews take more than 100 calls - the vast majority to flooding problems.

According to the Environment Agency 43 homes have been flooded in our region in the past four days. This evening there are still 32 flood alerts and 23 flood warnings in place.

While the weather did ease in some areas, it's feared more heavy rain could be on its way by the end of the week and that could bring problems for people living along big rivers like the Nene and the Ouse

Floods in the East - Monday

by Matthew Hudson

Large parts of the region are underwater tonight after more heavy rain over the weekend.

Flood plains are full and in some places swollen rivers are threatening people's homes.

This evening there are 28 flood warnings in the Anglia area and 41 less serious flood alerts.

The worst hit area is along the river system between Peterborough and Northampton.

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