Second road between Peterborough and Whittlesey closed due to heavy rain

A second road has been closed between Peterborough and Whittlesey due to heavy rainfall.

Sunday, 22nd December 2019, 7:35 pm
Updated Sunday, 22nd December 2019, 7:39 pm

North Bank was closed on Saturday, and now the B1040 has been closed between Whittlesey and Thorney with the Environment Agency issuing flood warnings for both roads.

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This is likely to lead to a build-up of traffic through King's Dyke with motorists unable to use alternative routes.

No timeframe has been given for when the B1040 will reopen, but on North Bank the Environment Agency said: "High river levels are likely to continue until at least Tuesday, December 24."

North Bank and the B1040 have been closed