Roads in South Tyneside are submerged by flood water

Flood water in Tyne Dock, South Shields.
Flood water in Tyne Dock, South Shields.
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Heavy storms have flooded a South Tyneside road this evening.

Water has partially blocked the road outside of Kennedy's bar in South Eldon Street, Tyne Dock, South Shields, and also covered the roundabout.

People are being urged to turn back,

People are being urged to turn back,

The road was still submerged at 9.45pm tonight,

An eyewitness said: "There's a council van there and a man is telling people to turn around, but some people are still braving it.

"Whenever there seems to be a heavy downpour this area always floods."

The water is deep in certain areas.

The water is deep in certain areas.