Fire service called to flooding in Hailsham

The A271 at Herstmonceux. Picture taken by PC Fox at Sussex Police
The A271 at Herstmonceux. Picture taken by PC Fox at Sussex Police

Firefighters have been called to several reports of flooding in Hailsham this morning (January 8).

The A271 Hailsham Road in Herstmonceux has also been partially blocked due to flooding.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service has offered advice for the public as winter weather sweeps in.

While there are no severe weather warnings in place for Sussex area, the Met Office says there will be heavy rain and strong winds throughout today.

Road users are being reminded to slow down, leave bigger stopping distances and ensure their vehicles are roadworthy.