The Environment Agency has warned of a possible flood risk along the River Crouch estuary later today.

A flood alert was issued shortly before 10am today for the Essex coast, including the Crouch and Roach estuaries.

An Environment Agency spokesman said: "The forecast high water is due at 1.45pm.

"This warning is in force until further notice."

UPDATE: this alert was removed at 10.10am on Sunday

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