Flooding closes Wakefield roads and nature reserve

Flooding has led to road closures across Wakefield this morning, after the district was subjected to a weekend of heavy rain. Photo: @b057
Flooding has led to road closures across Wakefield this morning, after the district was subjected to a weekend of heavy rain. Photo: @b057

Flooding has led to road closures across Wakefield this morning, after the district was subjected to a weekend of heavy rain.

A spokesperson for the Met Office said that "significant" rainfall had been recorded, with up to 70mm of rain still expected over the highest areas.

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