Flooding causing major problems in parts of the South
There were major delays in Sussex this morning after flooding closed the Balcombe Tunnel. Flooding also caused queues on Sussex roads. Other parts of the South have been affected by heavy rain over night.
Southern Railway have released this statement regarding the flooding that is affecting their services:
Due to flooding in the Balcombe tunnel there are currently no services between Haywards Heath and Three Bridges in either direction. Replacement buses are being affected by flooding on local roads, so passengers for London are advised to travel via Barnham and the Arun Valley or via Hastings for Southeastern services.
Passengers for Gatwick Airport from the south coast are also advised to travel via Barnham and the Arun Valley.
Southern tickets are being accepted on First Capital Connect and Southeastern services.
A23 West Sussex - A23 closed in both directions between Warninglid and Pease Pottage, because of flooding. Diversion in operation - via A272, A24 and A264 to M23 at Pease Pottage. In the roadworks area. Congestion on Northbound to Hurstpierpoint and on Southbound M23 to J10a B2036 Balcombe Road.