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A huge hole has appeared in Mancunian way. Manchester City council say it's currently closed in both directions due to a collapse in the road caused by the extremely wet weather.
The section affected is between the Macdonald Hotel near Piccadilly Station and Fairfield Street.
It is thought a culvert beneath the Mancunian Way has been eroded by the heavy rain fall, which has cause the road above to be impacted.
City council and united utilities officers are currently at the scene to assess the situation. Depending on the extent of the issue the road may remain closed over the weekend.
Traffic will be diverted via London Road, Fairfield Street, A665, Hyde Road and Downing Street.
One lane closed and queueing traffic due to flooding on M62 Westbound between J19 A6046 (Heywood) and J18 M60 / M66 (Simister Island).
Simon Haughton sent us these on Twitter after his road became flooded in Middleton. Send us your pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet @granadareports
Two lanes closed and queueing traffic due to accident on M6 Northbound between J31A B6242 (Longridge) and J32 M55 (Broughton Interchange)
A57(M) Mancunian Way Eastbound closed, queueing traffic due to flooding between A56 Chester Road / A57 Dawson Street / B5218 Chorlton Road (Chester Road Roundabout) and A635 Mancunian Way / A6 Downing Street / A6 London Road, congestion on A57 Regent Road to Gloucester Street and on A6042 Trinity Way to B5225 Prince's Bridge / B5225 Hampson Street. Police directing traffic.