Flooding causes rail disruption in Calderdale

Weather update.
Weather update.

Train services are being affected this afternoon after flooding between Rochdale and Todmorden.

A Northern Rail spokesperson said all lines are currently disrupted and services running through these stations may be delayed.

A flood alert has also been issued for the River Calder and its tributaries from Todmorden to Brighouse.

The environment agency said river levels are expected to rise as a result of the rainfall and it is monitoring the situation closely.