Road closures as drivers warned of flooding

Motorists have been urged to drive with care across the region as road closures have been put in place as heavy rain hits Hartlepool.

Tuesday, 11th June 2019, 18:04 pm
File picture: Flooding in Hartlepool

The junction of Bruce Crescent and Winterbottom Avenue was already closed yesterday following heavy rain.

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A spokesman for Hartlepool Borough Council said: “Due to problems caused by the heavy rain the junction of Bruce Crescent and Winterbottom Avenue is currently closed.

“Please find an alternative route if travelling in this area.”

Heavy rain is not expected to ease until around 4pm, according to the Met Office forecast.