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Commuters face difficult journeys in Dartford following flooding

PUBLISHED: 16:04 06 January 2014 | UPDATED: 16:04 06 January 2014

Large puddles on Dartford roads (Picture: Andy Barnes)

Large puddles on Dartford roads (Picture: Andy Barnes)

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Commuters could be facing difficult journeys home in Dartford as flooding has hit a number of roads.

Our pics show motorists trying to avoid large puddles while out and about in the area and the A206 Bob Dunn Way in Dartford is closed eastbound between the Marsh Street junction and Swanscombe until further notice.

The Thames Barrier was scheduled to close at 3pm and should reopen at 7.30pm.

According to the Environment Agency, there are 35 flood warnings and 93 flood alerts across the South East.

For flood alerts, warnings and advice, visit the environment-agency.gov.uk, call 0845 988 1188 or Type talk 0845 602 6340.

For flooding on the highway or travel disruption, visit highways.gov.uk for motorways, trunk roads, Dartford, Sheppey & bridge crossings or call 0300 123 5000.

And for Kent County Council-maintained roads and footpaths, visit kent.gov.uk/roads_and_transport.aspx or call 03000 41 81 81.

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