Flooded roads in Wigan after heavy downpours

The flooding on Gathurst Lane
The flooding on Gathurst Lane

Areas of Wigan are reporting flooding tonight after a downpour this afternoon.

This video shows flash flooding at the canal bridge near the Baby Elephant at Gathurst.

And motorists are reporting long queues travelling up Gathurst Lane and at the S bends in Shevington.

@emmathommo tweeted: "Probably best avoiding Gathurst at the minute, flooded under the bridge."