Video captures Ring Road flooding at Wortley

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Flooding on the outer Ring Road at Wortley in February 2021. Photo: Daniel Riley

Heavy and persistent rain has led to the Ring Road at Wortley flooding, with motorists urged to avoid the area.

Armley resident Daniel Riley captured the flooding at the normally busy junction with Branch Road, near Matalan, and urged drivers and pedestrians not to go through it, warning that it was deeper than it seemed.

Daniel Tweeted out video footage of the flooding at 4.29pm.

Flood warnings have been issued a various points along Pudsey Beck, and a flood alert along the river Aire at Kirkstall. More details here.

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Wortley beck has burst its banks. Photo: Daniel Riley

Kirkstall Forge train station was closed this morning due to flooding, with trains resuming by midday.


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