An emergency road closure was put in place on the A12 after serious flooding. 

Suffolk police were called to the main road near Yoxford this morning (January 2). 

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Kevin Peek who helped with the clear up said the road had to be closed due to water coming off a nearby field and filling up a ditch next to the road which overflowed onto the A12. 

Drivers are being told to take extra care when travelling in the area as there is still some surface water on the road. 

The emergency road closure was lifted at 6am. 

An amber weather warning for strong wind and a yellow weather warning for rain was issued for the whole of the county on Tuesday

The weather warning covers the whole of the county and winds of up to 70mph are expected to hit parts of the region on Tuesday. 

The warning states that there is a good chance that power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage.

East Anglian Daily Times: Potters Bridge in Southwold was flooded on TuesdayPotters Bridge in Southwold was flooded on Tuesday (Image: John Huggins)

A number of roads across the county have become flooded today as a result of heavy rainfall. 

People are being encouraged to avoid the often-submerged Potters Bridge along the B1127, near Southwold. 

The road was left almost impassable after a night of heavy rainfall

East Anglian Daily Times: The A143 in Bury St Edmunds was closed after it became floodedThe A143 in Bury St Edmunds was closed after it became flooded (Image: Kevin Peek)

The A143 Compiegne Way is currently shut in Bury St Edmunds on Tuesday morning after heavy rainfall has caused the road to flood

The road first became flooded on Sunday and has remain closed since. 

Work to fix the issue is currently ongoing. 

Colchester Road on the outskirts of Bures has been flooded for a number of weeks with drivers struggling to pass through the road. 

East Anglian Daily Times: Colchester Road in Bures is floodedColchester Road in Bures is flooded (Image: Newsquest)

After the torrential rainfall overnight the road is now almost impassable. 

Drivers are also being warned of the potholes that are covering the road just after the flooding.