MOTORISTS are advised to avoid roads which have been closed after flooding.

Watery Lane in Sutton is flooded, St Helens Council has said this morning (Thursday, November 7).

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Road users are asked to take alternative routes.

St Helens Council said: "Watery Lane in Sutton is flooded, please avoid the road as it's quite deep."

The council also says that College Street has again been flooded and Gerards Lane.

Businesses are open as normal.

Leach Lane in Sutton is also flooded near the bridge at the junction of Millhouse Lane and Robins Lane.