South East flooding: Heavy rain ends up in travel disruption

Heavy rain has led to flooding and transport disruption across the South East.

nearly half a month's value of rain has been recorded in components of East Sussex, in line with the environment company.

Some rail traces have been blocked via flooding, and the A267 Heathfield highway remains impassable as a result of flooding and a damaged down lorry.

The A27 is partially blocked at Bolney in West Sussex, as is Crown Lade in Virginia Water in Surrey.

Peartree Hill near Burwash is additionally underwater and local fields have flooded.

DFDS Ferries referred to its services have been being delayed due to poor climate conditions in the English Channel.

In Kent the M2 was suffering from flooding between junctions 5 and 6 and the A20 is closed in Harrietsham.

network Rail said the line from Hastings to Tunbridge Wells has been blocked on the Wadhurst Tunnel as a result of flash flooding. A replacement bus provider has been put in region.

Southern Rail warned that the road through Plumpton became blocked on account of rain water running off neighbouring fields on to the song.

lines are blocked between Lewes and Haywards Heath, with trains being diverted by the use of Brighton. Plumpton and Cooksbridge stations aren't served.

A pink flood warning has been issued for Buxted in East Sussex. homes with the aid of the River Uck had been encouraged to deploy flood coverage.

The atmosphere agency talked about: "The River Uck is excessive and rising, following Thursday morning's heavy rain. nearly half a month's rain has been recorded (40mm) at Buxted.

"From 09:00 on [Thursday] flooding will affect fields, rural roads, gardens and riverside houses through Buxted, near the White Hart pub and areas round Hempstead Mill on Hempstead Lane, Uckfield."

Lamberhurst faculty in Kent was shut this morning except eleven:00 GMT due to serious flooding. The returned of the college is below a couple of inches of water which flooded the cloakrooms.

A yellow climate warning for rain is in vicinity unless 15:00 throughout most materials of the South East.

A yellow climate warning for thunderstorms, covering coastal areas of Kent, East Sussex and West Sussex, is still in area until 06:00 on Friday.


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