Traffic Chaos As The Town Is Hit With Flash Floods

Pic @WindyWilson88 on Twitter


Parts of the M2, A249 and A2 are submerged in water following heavy downpours and thunderstorms earlier today.


A Met Office Yellow Warning remains in place for Sittingbourne overnight and into tomorrow morning's rush hour.


A249 remains closed in both directions between M2 Junction 5 (Sittingbourne) and M20 Junction 7 (Maidstone). Highways England expect this to be in place until tomorrow morning.

Highways England tweeted:

Traffic in the centre of Sittingbourne was also hit hard by flash floods causing long delays including Crown Quay Lane, Gas Road, Mill Way, Pavillion Drive and Asda Car Park.

Follow the hastag on Twitter (#SFMTravel) for the latest and don't forget to tune into Pete Flynn In The Morning tomorrow morning from 7.00am for the latest traffic and travel updates.

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