Roads closed due to flooding in Devon and Cornwall

A number of roads remain closed this morning as flooding continues to cause issues in Devon and Cornwall.

Vehicles are reportedly getting stranded in flood water on roads in St Erth and Lelant in West Cornwall.

Roads and traffic monitoring service Inrix reports: “Road closed due to flooding between St Ives Holiday Village (Lelant) and Trink Dairy (Balnoon). Closed due to flooding caused by bad weather. A number of vehicles are getting stranded on this stretch.

“Treloweth Lane in both directions closed due to flooding between Tredrea Lane and St Erth Train Station.Pictures on social media show that the road is flooded. Police confirm that several vehicles are stranded after trying to get through the flood water.”

In Devon, Inrix reports that the Esplanade in Seaton is closed in both directions due to flooding from Marine Place to Trevelyan Road.

On Twitter this morning, Devon County Council Highways and Emergency Planning said: “The Esplanade Seaton is closed to allow debris clearance and gulley cleaning, following the high tide and strong winds on Saturday. It will remain closed until approx 12:00 today.”

On the railways, buses are running instead of trains on Great Western Railway between Par and Newquay due to flooding.

The Environment Agency has issued three ‘Red’ flood warnings for rivers in West Cornwall, with a number of ‘Amber’ flood alerts in place elsewhere in Cornwall and across the Tamar in Devon.

The Met Office says more heavy rain is expected tonight.

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