Date: 2021-10-09 18:45:00
UK floods: A new warning has been issued as heavy rains lash the country, causing congestion on the M6 as lanes are flooded.
Due to heavy downpours, the Met Office has issued a yellow warning for Northern Scotland today.
The Met Office has issued a flood warning for homes and businesses, as well as a warning that travel times may be impacted.
Bus and train services are expected to be impacted as well.
According to Motorway Cameras UK, water on the popular M6 motorway is already causing traffic delays between junctions 3 and 3A in Bedworth.
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The flood warning for Wash Dike in Pontefract has been lifted by the government, as water levels have gradually decreased.
Today is not likely to see any more floods.
Heavy rain has caused river levels to climb at the Liverpool Road River Gauge, prompting the government to issue a flood warning for Stoke-on-Trent.
This is predicted to result in road and field flooding.
The government has issued flood warnings for Wash Dike in Pontefract, citing high river levels caused by heavy rain.
The general public has been urged to avoid low-lying roads and pathways.
This is a real-time map of the heavy rain that is now impacting the United Kingdom.
The A500 has been flooded between the Reginald Mitchell Way turn and Porthill. As a result, traffic is congested.
Flooding on the A500 between the Reginald Mitchell Way turn and Porthill has caused traffic congestion.
Flooding on the M6 northbound between junctions 3 and 3A in Bedworth has caused traffic delays.
Here are the locations of highway cameras.