Environment Agency issues 'Immediate action required' warnings in East Anglia

This evening the Environment Agency has issued Immediate action required flood warnings this evening for East Anglia.

The warnings are for the following rivers:

*Riverside properties in Chelmsford, including the cricket ground

*River Wid from Ingatestone to, and including Writtle

*North Bank Road alongside the River Nene, east of Peterborough and west of Dog-in-a-Doublet Sluice

*Mardyke from North Stifford to Purfleet

*B1040 Thorney to Whittlesey Road to the South of the River Nene