A ROAD has been hit by heavy flooding due to today's downpours, Tuesday.

Mort Lane Tyldesley, has seen heavy flooding this morning between Heathfield Drive, Tyldesley, and Madams Wood Road in Little Hulton.

There is heavy traffic in area and traffic feeds describe the road as "just passable".

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Live traffic tracker Inrix stated: "A5082 Mort Lane both ways just passable, heavy traffic due to flooding between Heathfield Drive (Tyldesley) and Madams Wood Road (Little Hulton)."