A53 hit by flooding after overnight rainfall

By Deborah Hardiman | Market Drayton | Transport | Published:

Rainfall overnight left several roads under water in Shropshire, resulting in a warning to motorists by the emergency service.

Flooding on the A53 between Hodnet and Shrewsbury is affecting both carriageways. Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service is warning motorists to drive carefully and reduce speeds.

The service's website stated: "Due to rainfall throughout the night there is standing water and flooding affecting several roads in the area. Main A53, #Hodnet to #Shrewsbury flooding affecting both carriageways near #Hopton #Highways attending. Please drive with care and reduce speed."

Deborah Hardiman

By Deborah Hardiman

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star based out of the head office in Ketley. Covering the Telford area.

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