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East Anglia counts the cost of the great Easter washout

The East has been mopping up after torrential rain over the Easter weekend.

Several places were flooded, with visitors to some camp sites returning home early because of the bad weather.

Although indoor attractions did reasonably well, outside ones weren't so fortunate.

Horseracing called off because of flooding

The flooding at Huntingdon racecourse earlier this weekend Credit: @Huntingdon_Race

Organisers of meets at two of the region's racecourse have had to abandon events today due to flooding.

Huntingdon Racecourse made an early call two days ago after heavy rain left large parts underwater.

Fakenham Racecourse made the call first thing this morning.

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The flooding at Huntingdon racecourse earlier this weekend Credit: @Huntingdon_Race


RNLI's Bank Holiday warning

People are being warned to be cautious around water. Credit: ITV News Anglia

With the bank holiday just around the corner, there's a warning for those visiting the coast here to respect the water.

The RNLI says its lifeboats were needed177 times in Norfolk and Suffolk last year.

They say anyone planning on being near the sea should remember the water is still cold and not to take risks.

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