10 January 2020 10:41
The A38 has reopened at Berkeley following flooding. The M5 Northbound entry slip road at J11A has also reopened this morning, although the Ebley bypass is closed. Avon Fire and Rescue Service echoed their concerns stating: "Control are taking calls to reports of flooded roads, cars driving into flood water and flooded properties. "Do not attempt to drive into flood water." The A46 Bath Road has flooded outside the Old Fleece pub near Stroud. Heavy rain has left deep standing water outside the pub on Rooksmoor Hill, North Woodchester.
Delays are expected on the A46 at Salmon Springs while highways crews work to clear the road. The Ebley bypass is closed this morning due to flooding caused by heavy rain yesterday. Delays are expected on the A46 at Salmon Springs this morning as highways crews work there. The road also flooded outside the Old Fleece pub last night. Heavy rain has left deep standing water outside the pub on Rooksmoor Hill, North Woodchester last night.
Sign up to FREE daily email alerts from GloucestershireLive - Daily Subscribe Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Invalid Email Warnings have been issued to drivers in Gloucestershire this evening after roads were affected by localised flooding. Goucestershire police's Force Control Room gave advice via social media to those travelling on the roads tonight saying: "We are taking a lot of calls tonight about localised flooding across the County. "Please DO be considerate of other drivers and pedestrians. DO NOT drive into large puddles #ExpensiveRepairs#FloodedCar " Meanwhile, the Met Office sent out the following warning: "Heavy rain is continuing to affect parts of south Wales and southern England, especially along the M4 and M5. "Surface spray will likely cause poor visibility in places, so allow some extra time for your journeys and stay weather-aware." Heavy rain has made for difficult driving conditions in Gloucester and Cheltenham this evening, with the A46 Shurdington Road particularly affected with surface water flooding and huge puddles. You can follow the traffic updates on the liveblog here. According to The Weather Channel, the rain will last until 10pm in Gloucestershire. If you want to stay on top of traffic and travel updates, upcoming roadworks, and bigger issues around transport in Gloucestershire, we have a Facebook group dedicated to the topic. How to follow Gloucestershire Live Our daily newsletter - To get the latest headlines direct to your email inbox every day, click here. Download our app - it's completely free and you'll be the first to know about any breaking news. Search 'Gloucestershire Live' in your Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Follow Gloucestershire Live on Facebook - Like our Facebook page to get the latest news in your feed and join in the lively discussions in the comments. Click here to give it a like. Follow us on Twitter - For breaking news and the latest stories, click here to follow Gloucestershire Live on Twitter. Follow us on Instagram - On the Gloucestershire Live Instagram page we share gorgeous pictures of our stunning county - and if you tag us in your posts, we could repost your picture on our page. Our Instagram Stories are also full of the best things happening in the county. Click here to follow Gloucestershire Live on Instagram.