Flash floods hit Louth in Lincolnshire

Flash flooding has led to houses being evacuated and traffic congestion in Louth, Lincolnshire.

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Flooding in Cambridgeshire: Your pictures

Torrential rain led to flooding in parts of Cambridgeshire. These are some of your pictures taken during and after the flooding.

Oakington Credit: Pauline Marsh
Oakington Credit: Pauline Marsh
Oakington Credit: Pauline Marsh
Oakington Credit: Pauline Marsh
Chatteris Credit: Steve Snell
March Credit: Marina Pugh
March Credit: Marina Pugh
March Credit: Marina Pugh
March Credit: Marina Pugh
A14 between Bar Hill and the Swavesey turn Credit: Walter Gunston
A14 between Bar Hill and the Swavesey turn Credit: Walter Gunston
A14 between Bar Hill and the Swavesey turn Credit: Walter Gunston
A14 between Bar Hill and the Swavesey turn Credit: Walter Gunston

You can email your pictures to anglianews@itv.com

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Shop evacuated in Louth

A shop in Louth has been evacuated after flash floods this morning.

Affected areas include Church Street, Eastfield Road, Keddington Road and Horncastle Road and the Co Op store has been temporarily evacuated.

A smell of gas has been reported in Eastfield Road and the situation is currently being assessed.

Standing water may contain hazards including displaced drain grates so members of the public are advised to avoid flooded areas and to follow the advice of police and fire officers on scene.

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Louth floods cause traffic congestion

Lincolnshire County Council has reported traffic congestion due to the flooding in Louth.

"Due to the flash flooding in Louth this morning, traffic in the area is very congested. Highways is asking that people avoid the area if possible. Another spate of heavy rain is expected this afternoon around 2pm, which may exacerbate conditions.

"Although the floodwaters are receding, the A16/Grimsby Rd is impassable and all of central Louth is heavily congested, so please take other routes where possible."

– Lincolnshire County Council

Trinity Lane has been closed due to a suspected gas leak and residents have been asked to leave their homes.

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