Heavy rain causing traffic misery for road users in Huntingdonshire

HPT-39-A14-9576-5ae06b5a-50f8-

- Credit: Archant

Heavy rain has caused widespread flooding across Huntingdonshire, with large sections of the motorway badly affected.

Bloomfield Park in Huntingdon

Bloomfield Park in Huntingdon - Credit: Archant

The westbound lane of the A1 has been closed between junction 21 at Brampton Hut and junction 19 at Easton because the carriageway is flooded.

Diversions have been put in place up the A1 to Peterborough, and back down the A605 to Oundle.

Delays have spread back to the Black Cat roundabout and the junction with the A428.

There has also been a lane closure on the A14 eastbound between junction 18 at Spaldwick and junction 21 with the A1, at Brampton Hut.


You may also want to watch:


Flooding has also hit Mill Road, in Buckden, and Infield Road, in Glatton. The B645 Tilbrook Road, in Kimbolton, is also closed because of flooding.

Heavy rain throughout Wednesday caused flooding at Bloomfield Park, in Huntingdon, leaving much of it under water, and Alconbury Sports and Social Club was also submerged.

Most Read

In Green End Road, Sawtry, the drains struggled to cope with the rain and there was widespread flooding.

The Met Office says there is only a 10 per cent chance of further rain today (Thursday).

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus