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Australia Drivers warns of delays after flooding in Sydney's M5

01:45  24 february  2021
01:45  24 february  2021 Source:   9news.com.au

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Drivers travelling on Sydney's M5 East are being warned of significant delays due to flooding in the Cooks River Tunnel.

Only one lane is open in each direction inside the tunnel causing heavy traffic near Keyeemagh with citybound traffic queued for over five kilometres to Bexley Road.

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Drivers have been asked to consider exiting the motorway at the Princes Highway or Marsh Street exits to avoid the delays.

Traffic crews are on site working to clear the water and emergency services are on the way.

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Anyone hoping to commute via the M5 toward the city this morning is being advised to allow plenty of additional travel time.

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More than 20mm of rain has been recorded at the Sydney airport in the last hour due to a low pressure system drenching parts of NSW and Queensland today.

For the latest traffic information, visit www.livetraffic.com.

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