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Storm Ciaran – An Update from Suffolk County Council

by | Nov 1, 2023 | Environment, Community, Front Page, News, Parish Council


Storm Ciaran – Preparations

A new storm is set to bring a period of wet and windy weather to Suffolk overnight Wednesday 1st November and throughout Thursday 2nd November 2023.

Weather warnings
Get the latest weather warnings from the Met Office. HERE

The Orwell Bridge
Closures of the Orwell bridge are authorised by National Highways.  You can find out the latest information relating to the Orwell bridge by visiting HERE

The following Twitter feeds also provide any late changes to closures and also any national or South East information:

Other roads in Suffolk

You can find out more information about road closures by visiting HERE

You can also get the latest information by following Suffolk Highways on Twitter

Report a Fallen Tree .

Report a fallen or overhanging tree or hedge in Suffolk quickly and easily online.SUFFOLK HIGHWAYS REPORTING TOOL

However please report a fallen or overhanging tree if it poses an immediate danger to public safety by calling  0345 606 6171

If it is on a trunk road in Suffolk  please call the Highways England Information Line on 0300 123 5000

School Closures

Decisions about whether schools close are made by the schools themselves. Please check with your school directly, they should be able to give you more information.
You can also check school closures on

Power cuts

For help about power cuts – call 105 or go to

Suffolk Prepared

Find out more information on how you can plan ahead to deal with emergency situations from the Suffolk Resilience Forum.

Six things you can do to prepare for an emergency HERE

Matthew Hicks
Leader – Suffolk County Council.


  1. Mrs Marie reach

    Hello, is there something that can be done please with standing water on station road Claydon, every time we get rain it causes a flood, vehicles drive through it sending waves down our drive way, under the house which is a council property, children walk to school and get wet, I have reported this time and time again and get told nothing can be done, surely there is something, please please get this looked at, with more rain forecast is going to get worse. Thank you Marie reach.


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