Floods close Fairglen interchange near Southend

A flooded road in Battlebridge Motorists were struggling to pass through Hawk Hill in Battlebridge
A road in Stock Some roads were impassable in the village of Stock
Buttsbury Wash ford, near Ingatestone Buttsbury Wash ford, near Ingatestone, was under at least 5ft (1.5m) of water

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A major road interchange has been closed in south Essex due to flooding.

Rain has left the Fairglen roundabout on the A127/A1245 at Rayleigh under water, while some parts of Battlesbridge were also under water.

Motorists faced lengthy delays in both directions on the Southend Arterial Road and congestion on the A130 between Rettendon Turnpike and Prospect Road.

The Environment Agency has issued several flood alerts and warnings for rivers, including the Crouch and Wid.

Roads in Stock, Buttsbury Wash and Ingatestone were also affected.

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