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Floods clear-up but with the threat of more rain

There are further warnings of flooding in the Anglia region as the wet winter continues into February.

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Roads through Saffron Walden resemble rivers as rainfall refuses to relent

Traffic struggles to battle through the floodwater in Saffron Walden earlier this morning. Credit: Scott Hughes

Roads through Saffron Walden in Essex resembled rivers this morning following sustained rainfall overnight and into this morning.

Essex Police also confirmed that ten people and two dogs had to rescued from a block of flats which were flooded in the town.

Roads resembled rivers. Credit: Scott Hughes

Crews were called to The Spike on Radwinter Road to about 20 flats affected by the rising waters.

Eight adults, including two disabled people, two children and a couple of dogs were rescued.

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