Norfolk soaked by almost a month’s worth of rain

Heavy rain hits Norwich shoppers Picture: Denise Bradley

Heavy rain hits Norwich shoppers Picture: Denise Bradley - Credit: copyright: Archant 2014

Almost a month's worth of rainfall in 24 hours has drenched parts of Norfolk.

Heavy rain fell across most of Norfolk. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Heavy rain fell across most of Norfolk. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

The average amount of rainfall for December in Norfolk is 54.4mm, yet heavy and prolonged showers have resulted in parts of the county nearing that marker in just one day.

Houghton Hall recorded the most downpour in the county at 47mm, with Weybourne a close second at 46mm.

It was also a notably wet day in Cromer, which was hit with 36mm of rainfall in 24 hours, and Marham, which recorded 32mm.

A drier day is forecast for most of Norfolk on Thursday, but the wet weather is expected to return across large areas of the county on Friday.

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