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Flood warning issued for roads in Dalham, Moulton and Kentford

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Roads in Dalham, Moulton and Kentford are at risk of flooding, the Environment Agency has warned.

A flood warning has been issued for the River Kennett from Ousden to Freckenham after heavy rainfall was forecast for Saturday morning and river levels are expected to continue to slowly rise for at least another 24 hours.

MP for West Suffolk Matthew Hancock has been visiting areas hit by last night’s heavy rainfall across the district, particularly in and around Haverhill.

He said: “I am very concerned about the flooding that hit West Suffolk last night. I know the emergency services and the authorities will be doing everything they can to help people affected.

“I will be working closely with them, but I would urge people to stay safe and in particular drive carefully and take steps to make sure you receive flood warnings quickly.”

The agency advised any residents worried about flooding to check the flood risk for their area at www.environment-agency.co.uk, call the 24-hour floodline on 0845 988 1188 or 0345 988 1188, or keep up to date by folloing @envagency on Twitter.

Have you been affected? Send your flood pictures to helen.patchett@newmarketjournal.co.uk.

 

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