Sussex: Drivers Affected By Flooding

4 November 2013, 09:40

Drivers have had problems on roads here because of flooding after heavy rain over the past 24 hours.

Those affected included the A23 Brighton Road at Honeycrock Lane in Salfords, the A27 in Lewes at Ashcombe Roundabout, and the A22 in Godstone, southbound between the Naggs Hall Roundabout and Hart's Lane.

The A28 in Hastings Between the A21 Sedlescombe Road North and Wheel Lane, A29 Bury Road between Watersfield and the A283 at Pulborough and Charlwood Road at Preston Lane have also been affected by flooding.

Earlier the Environment Agency issued around a dozen flood alerts here - mostly along coastal areas.

Environment Agency staff have been out over the weekend inspecting beaches in advance of the high tides, and have continued to monitor the situation closely.
 
Ian Nunn, Operations Manager at the Environment Agency, said: "I would encourage people to be prepared. Sign up to receive free flood warnings on the Environment Agency website, follow @EnvAgencySE and #floodaware on Twitter, and check weather reports on the Met Office website."