Flood alerts are in place in several towns and villages in east Suffolk.

The Environment Agency's alert, which covers the River Ore and the Thorpeness Hundred River, was issued shortly before 2pm on Monday.

Flooding is possible during this time, with people urged to avoid low-lying areas.

East Anglian Daily Times: The affected areas of east SuffolkThe affected areas of east Suffolk (Image: Environment Agency)

The alerts cover Framlingham, Hacheston and near Leiston.

It comes after the Met Office issued a severe cold weather alert for the whole of Suffolk, which is in place until Thursday.