UPDATED: Road closures in Grantham as heavy downpours lead to severe flooding

HEAVY rain has caused flooding in several areas of Grantham, leading to some road closures.

The worst affected area is Bridge End Road where closures are in place. The road is closed from the junction with London Road to the petrol garage towards Somerby Hill, including the turning into Harrowby Road.

Flooding at Gainsborough Corner in Grantham.

Flooding at Gainsborough Corner in Grantham.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue, Lincolnshire County Council highways and Anglian Water are on the scene.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

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Flooding at Gainsborough Corner in Grantham.

Flooding at Gainsborough Corner in Grantham.

Flooding at Gainsborough Corner in Grantham.

Flooding at Gainsborough Corner in Grantham.