Heavy rain causing flooding on Northumbria's roads (1)

25 Dec 2015 00:00 AM

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Police urge drivers to take extra care as heavy rain causes flooding on roads across Northumbria.

Roads currently affected by heavy surface water and flooding include:

-Central Motorway both North and south bound under the Swan House and Newbridge street roundabouts are blocked with standing water and are passable with extra care

-A1 and A19 significant standing water - passable with care.

 Motorists are advised to avoid the area and find alternative routes if possible.

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