M23 reopens after flooding submerges motorway

The M23 has reopened after it was closed by flooding, Sussex Roads Police said on Twitter.

In a statement, police said: “The #M23 is now open again in both directions.

M23 flooded

M23 flooded

“Thanks to @HighwaysSEAST for some sterling efforts at pumping away an awful lot of water.”

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