The flood of 11 September 1968

A severe depression and violent thunderstorms over a period of 24 hours, over an area stretching from Diss to Gorleston, resulted in a rainfall of 12cm (4.75 inches). Many roads in the area were flooded. The result in Loddon and Chedgrave can be seen below

Aerial view
Aerial view of the flood looking towards Chedgrave

Aerial view
A similar view showing the extent of the flood in Bridge Street.

Looking towards Chedgrave
Looking towards Chedgrave.


The water starts to subside
The road past the mill stays clear of the water.

Enterprise Garage
Enterprise Garage inundated.

Lorry braves the water
A lorry emerges from the flood.

the bus
The bus service continues despite the water.

Outside Saunder's Store
The water runs past Saunder's Store.

Aston's boatyard
Aston's boatyard - stranded on the boats!

The Beck
The Beck.

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