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Weather update: Police warn of heavy winds and rain

Latest breaking news from the Newmarket Journal, newmarketjournal.co.uk, @nktjournall on Twitter

Latest breaking news from the Newmarket Journal, newmarketjournal.co.uk, @nktjournall on Twitter

Suffolk Police are warning motorists to take care on the county’s roads ahead of the strong winds and heavy rain which is expected to reach the county this afternoon.

Wind speeds are set to increase and heavy rain is expected from early afternoon through to early evening.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time for their journeys, reduce their speed, leave greater distances between themselves and the vehicle in front and consider the likelihood that there will be standing water and floods on the roads.

Motorists should tune into their local radio stations and monitor social media for the latest updates:

www.facebook.com/suffolkpoliceand on Twitter follow @suffolkpolice

Road Safety advice can also be found on the Suffolk Police website: www.suffolk.police.uk

The Journal website and Twitter accounts will be updated as information comes in.

Please email any pictures you have of storm damage or flooding to barry.peters@newmarketjournal.co.uk

 

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