THERE are delays on the M56 this evening, Tuesday, after flooding closed a lane in Warrington.

One lane is shut and heavy traffic reported eastbound from junction nine for the M6 at Lymm to junction seven at Bowden.

Lane one of three is closed.

There are also big problems on the M6 northbound where wind and standing water is delaying drivers.

Forty five minute delays are being reported between Lymm and Wigan.

And many roads in Warrington town centre are also slower than usual this rush hour.