VIDEO: Flood water covers busy Kettering road

Motorists have had to negotiate flood water on a busy Kettering road today (Friday, February 7).

The stream near Northfield Avenue was unable to cope with heavy rain overnight, with water in the road near the Dunelm store, McDonalds and the Northfield Retail Park.

Flooding in Northfield Avenue, Kettering

Flooding in Northfield Avenue, Kettering

Pedestrians were also unable to negotiate the pavement nearby – and also had to dodge the spray coming from some vehicles.

Meanwhile, Corby’s Gainsborough Road was also hit by flooding, as Pitsford Weather Station revealed there had been more than a fortnight’s rainfall in just 24 hours.