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Groundwater flooding in Bury St Edmunds

Flood alert

Groundwater levels are rising steadily in response to the recent rainfall. Flooding is expected. This message applies to areas of Bury St Edmunds at risk of groundwater flooding, including Eastgate Street, Barn Lane, Blomfield Street and parts of Vinefields. River levels are expected to continue to rise. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation. We will update this message by 11am, 28/02/2024.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 9:38am, Saturday 24th February.

Flood Warning Area Details

Areas of Bury St Edmunds at risk of groundwater flooding, including Eastgate Street, Barn Lane, Blomfield Street and parts of Vinefields

Region: East Anglia

Country: England

Counties covered: Suffolk

Watercourses covered: Groundwater

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Groundwater flooding in Bury St Edmunds.

Note: the area shown on the map is the area covered by flood alerts and warnings. It is not a live map of current flooding. The area covered broadly equates to the area where the risk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Lark at Sicklesmere and Bury St Edmunds
Bury Road and Hawstead Lane in Sicklesmere, Rushbrooke Lane, St Botolph's Lane, Southgate Street, Sextons Meadow, Rockingham Road, Tannery Drive, Maynewater Lane, Mustow Street, Eastgate Street, Fornham Road and Friary Meadow in Bury St. Edmunds

No current or recent warnings.

Groundwater flooding in Fornham St Martin
Areas of Fornham St Martin at risk of groundwater flooding, including Old Hall Lane

No current or recent warnings.

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