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Police warning over Isle of Man flooding

Warnings have been issued via social media by the IOM Constabulary. Credit: IOM Constabulary, Facebook

Heavy rainfall has caused major flooding on numerous roads on the Isle of Man.

The Department of Infrastructure, fire service, police and civil defence are working in the following areas:

  • Union Mills, Main Road
  • Glen Vine, Main Road
  • Ballawhetstone
  • Kirk Michael, Main Road
  • Raggatt
  • Ballanard Road, Douglas
  • Colby, Main Road
  • Little Mill Road, Onchan

The Mountain Road is completely closed and the junctions between the Liverpool Arms to Groudle Road and Lower Foxdale – Mines Road to the Hope.

In light of the forecast of continuous heavy rain, the public are requested to avoid all but essential journeys on our roads. Many roads are becoming impassable and we would be grateful if the public could assist us by keeping what roads are passable clear for the emergency services. Thankyou.

– IOM Constabulary