Dangerous driving conditions as flooding hits Bawtry road

Traffic tries to make its way through tation Road, Bawtry as it is flooded due to the heavy down pour. Picture: Andrew Roe
Traffic tries to make its way through tation Road, Bawtry as it is flooded due to the heavy down pour. Picture: Andrew Roe

CARS and lorries battled through a flooded road after severe weather hit Bawtry this afternoon.

Station Road is severely waterlogged after almost a week of heavy rainfall.

The road is currently open but many drivers are experiencing difficulties with about a foot of water under the railway bridge.

Communities have been hit by flood fears after record levels of rainfall have hit the borough over the past week.

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If you are concerned about imminent flooding, please contact the Public Information Help Line on 01302 735688.

For the latest information and advice on river levels and flooding including how to prepare for a flood visit Environment Agency or call the Environment Agency Floodline on 0845 988 1188 using quickdial 138222 for up-to-date flooding information.