Several Suffolk rivers could burst their banks today as alerts have been issued around the county.

Following a weekend of heavy rainfall, six flood alerts remain in place on Monday as river levels remain "higher than normal", according to the Environment Agency. 

The land around the River Stour is one of the areas at risk of flooding, from Sudbury to Dedham, and including Henny Street, Lamarsh, Bures, Nayland and Stratford St Mary.

Stretches of ground near the River Lark, from Sicklesmere to Isleham, are also at risk.

This includes Mildenhall and Bury St Edmunds.

East Anglian Daily Times: Several areas around Suffolk could flood following the heavy rainfallSeveral areas around Suffolk could flood following the heavy rainfall (Image: Environment Agency)

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The Little Ouse River could burst its banks, with areas from Rickinghall to Hockwold, including The Black Bourn, at risk as river levels remain high.

The Environment Agency has also reported that the River Waveney between Diss and Beccles could face flooding, as could the River Dove between Mendlesham and Ellingham.

Newmarket High Street could also flood as groundwater levels remain responsive to further rainfall.

According to the Environment Agency, river levels are beginning to drop.

The forecast is set to remain dry today, with further rain possible tomorrow, and the Environment Agency will update the alerts as they respond to the changing situation.