A road hit by flooding after a bout of heavy rain has been closed.

Temporary road closures and diversions are in place on West Quay Road in Southampton.

Emergency flooding remedial works are taking place on the road, along with Southern Road.

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A spokesperson from the council said: “Our teams are on site and temporary road closures are now in operation for the emergency flooding remedial works on West Quay Road and Southern Road.

“Delays anticipated, please plan your journey. We will keep you updated.”

It comes after motorists were stuck in heavy traffic on Wednesday afternoon. 

Long queues tailed back from IKEA to Ocean Village as people swerved to avoid the flood.