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Gridlock in Watford as road shuts due to flooding


Watford traffic: Lower High Street closed due to flooding

By Nathan Louis

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    An area of Watford was brought to a standstill due to flooding.
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  • Lower High Street was closed for nearly four hours by police between Lidl and Dalton Way.
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  • Firefighters had to pump away floodwater, which formed in the road after heavy rainfall.
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  • The closure caused severe delays on a number of routes including Waterfields Way, Eastbury Road, and Wiggenhall Road
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  • The road was eventually cleared by 2.45pm and the delays have now cleared.
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  • See our blog below to see images and how the closure affected traffic and businesses.