Sussex flooding: Watch as torrent of water submerges M23

Shocking footage posted by police has revealed the extent of flooding on the M23.

Friday, 20th December 2019, 11:15 am

A torrent of water has surged onto the motorway forcing police to close it in both directions between junctions 10 and 11.

Sussex Roads Police posted a video on Twitter showing the floodwater on the road.

Christmas holiday makers face a nightmare journey as the weather has also caused major disruption on the railways.

The M23 has been submerged under a torrent of floodwater. Photo by Sussex Roads Police

Southern Rail is strongly advising people not to travel between Brighton and Gatwick Airport.