Roads in South Tyneside are submerged by flood water

Heavy storms have flooded a South Tyneside road this evening.

Monday, 21st November 2016, 8:56 pm
Updated Tuesday, 22nd November 2016, 11:27 am
Flood water in Tyne Dock, South Shields.

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

The road was still submerged at 9.45pm tonight,

People are being urged to turn back,

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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.
People are being urged to turn back,
The water is deep in certain areas.