Torrential rain has lead to a number of reports of standing water and flooding on routes in Herefordshire this morning.

We’ve received updates regarding the following routes:

A465 (Hereford to Abergavenny Road) – Standing water across the road in places.

Holme Lacy Road in Hereford – Standing water across the road in places, particularly in Rotherwas.

Asda Roundabout Hereford – Standing water quite deep in places.

A44 (Kington to Leominster) – Standing water across the road in places.

A4110 (Hereford to Canon Pyon) – Standing water fairly deep in some areas.

A49 (Ross Road in Hereford) – Standing water close to the junction with Walnut Tree Avenue

Clehonger Village – Flooding near the Seven Stars pub. Passable with care.

Further heavy rainfall is expected with a warning in place until midday for Herefordshire.

The warning is as follows:

“An area of heavy rain and thunderstorms will move quickly eastwards across Wales and southwestern England into parts of central, southern and eastern England during Wednesday morning.

“Many areas will see a spell of rain whilst some places will be affected by thunderstorms bringing a brief period of heavy rain, lightning, and strong, gusty winds with hail also affecting some spots.

“Gusts will tend to peak at 40-50 mph, but whilst very unlikely in any one place, much stronger winds are possible here and there, then potentially damaging some structures.”