A major road in Stevenage which was closed for much of yesterday (May 10) due to flooding has now reopened.

Martins Way, between the roundabout for Canterbury Way/Grace Way and Gunnels Wood Road/A602, was closed all day yesterday after heavy downpour on Tuesday evening.

The road reopened last night. 

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A number of areas in the town became flooded after Tuesday's storm - for which the Met Office issued a yellow weather warning - including London Road and Eastbourne Avenue.

The Comet: Eastbourne Avenue in Stevenage

Across Hertfordshire firefighters dealt with 30 incidents in a two-hour period. 

In one incident they rescued a person from water following a car accident.

In others the service was called on to deal with flooding, both inside and outside of properties.

The incidents were reported to be concentrated between Ware and Harpenden.