Video shows flash flooding on the M62 as Bank Holiday weather continues to be a mix of sunshine and rain

A section of the M62 in West Yorkshire flooded on Saturday as heavy rain fell causing flash floods.

The video shows cars driving through standing water on the M62
The video shows cars driving through standing water on the M62

In a video posted on Twitter by Highways England, cars are seen driving through standing water following a short period of heavy rain.

It comes during a Bank Holiday weekend when people are looking to get back outdoors following the relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions in April.

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But the changeable weather could lead to people getting caught out and the agency, which manages major roads in England, has issued a warning to drivers.

Posting on Twitter, Highways England said: "We are currently experiencing outbreaks of very heavy rain across the region, resulting in some flash flooding. This was the scene earlier at J31-30 #M62 Flooding has now subsided. Please drive to the conditions."

The Met Office forecast for the rest of the weekend says heavy rain showers will continue, interspersed with sunny spells.