Flash flooding leads to travel delays

Heavy rain is leading to delays on the M1 motorway this afternoon.

By Sam Cooper
Friday, 8th August 2014, 4:43 pm
Flooding in Normanton. Picture courtesy of Michiko Smith (@Michiko_Smith)
Flooding in Normanton. Picture courtesy of Michiko Smith (@Michiko_Smith)

Motorists face delays of up to an hour on the southbound carriageway between junction 39 at Durkar and junction 31 at Aston.

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Normanton bowling green (pictured) has also flooded.

There are also delays on trains in and out of Leeds railway station due to flooding at Garforth.