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A driver had to be rescued by fire crews after his car became stuck in flood water in Essex.
Crews used a boat to release the man at Cobham Mill in Shalford.
They warned drivers to be careful on flooded roads.
Six schoolchildren have been rescued by firefighters after their bus became trapped in flood water in Essex.
The bus was stuck in a flooded narrow lane at Farnham near Bishop's Stortford after a nearby stream overflowed following heavy rainfall overnight.
Leading Firefighter Dave Morland said: “The bus was in a narrow lane and had stopped to let a lorry go the other way. The water was deeper than he expected.
There are travel problems on roads and railways in the Anglia region with continuing surface water flooding from the latest rainfall.
On the trains, there is disruption on the Stansted Express between Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport due to flooding between Elsenham and Audley End.
Abellio Greater Anglia says trains may be delayed by up to 45 minutes at short notice.
It's also affecting trains between Cambridge and Stansted.
The Environment Agency has issued a flood warning for the Haverhill and Steeple Bumpstead in Suffolk and Essex
The flood warning covers Stour Brook at Haverhill & Sturmer and the Bumpstead Brook from Steeple Bumpstead to New England.
Rising waters in the Fens have forced the closure of a main road that's prone to winter flooding.
The Environment Agency says the Welney Causeway section of the A1101 has had to be closed because of water rising on the nearby Ouse Washes. It means long diversions for drivers: they're being urged not to ignore the road closed signs.
Further flood warnings have been issued on rivers in the Anglia region following heavy rain.
There were three flood warnings and 17 of the less severe flood alerts in force on Thursday afternoon after a morning of heavy rain.
There are three flood warnings in force in the Anglia region which mean flooding is expected and immediate action is required:
- Northamptonshire: River Nene at Cogenhoe Mill Caravan Site and the Northampton Washland
- Suffolk: Wrentham watercourse from, and including Wrentham to the coast
- Suffolk: Chediston watercourse at Halesworth
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The Environment Agency has issued further flood alerts in the Anglia region as the wet start to January continues.
Parts of the Anglia region have been flooded after a fortnight's worth of rain fell in one morning.