Flooding is causing traverse the south east of England after overwhelming precipitation medium-term.

The M23 was shut between intersections 10 and 11 in the two bearings in West Sussex, however has now revived.

On the railroads, Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express travelers have been prompted not to travel, with interruption on the Brighton mainline.

Southeastern said there were no trains among Strood and Maidstone West, and between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings.

Driver Ellis Hart was en route to a work Christmas feast, however missed it when he stalled out in the M23 excess for over two hours.

The 26-year-old stone restorer stated: “We were all going for a curry in London, paid for by the chief. It was our Christmas reward.

“I was anticipating that, however I’ve missed it now.

“I’m simply happy I didn’t carry my three children with me. I was going to drop them off with my mum in transit.”

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Drivers were stranded in Pulborough, West Sussex

Thruways England said the flood of water on to the M23 needed to been stemmed and siphons were on the scene.

Southeastern posted on its site: “A tree obstructing the railroad among Strood and Maidstone West means all lines are blocked. Train administrations running between these stations will be suspended.”

Interruption had been normal until the day’s end, however Southeastern later tweeted that the line would stay shut until Sunday because of the harm and fix work required.

Administrations through Tonbridge have been disturbed because of a disappointment of the power supply.


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