Five flood warnings have been issued across parts of Suffolk after a night of torrential rain. 

It comes after the Met Office upgraded the weather warning for strong winds to amber for most of Tuesday.

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The Environment Agency has issued five alerts for possible flooding across the county, affecting areas surrounding the Rattlesden River, the Rivers Blyth and Walpole, the Rivers Deben and Lark, and the Rivers Box and Brett. 

East Anglian Daily Times: Five flood alerts have been issued across SuffolkFive flood alerts have been issued across Suffolk (Image: Environment Agency)Two flood alerts have been issued for the River Gipping - one through and including Stowmarket and Needham Market, and the other downstream of Needham Market to upstream of London Road Bridge in Ipswich. 

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The Environment Agency says some of the rivers "have risen in response to overnight rainfall."

It added: "The forecast is for further rain during the day."

The rivers will be closely monitored and those living in the areas that could be affected by flooding are being advised to take care on riverside footpaths and not put themselves in unnecessary danger.