Video: Traffic nightmare as parts of Leeds city centre flooded

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Persistent rain has brought flooding to parts of Leeds city centre as drains struggle to cope with the deluge.

The area around Wellington Street was worst affected, with traffic queuing traffic on the aptly-named Canal Street A647 at the Armley Gyratory.

Flooding in Wellington Road  Leeds today.

Flooding in Wellington Road Leeds today.

Flooding in the area around Northern Street, Leeds. Pictures by Steve RidingThere was also congestion on the M621 to unction 2, the A643 at Elland Road, on the A58(M) Inner Ring Road to the A58 at Clay Pit Lane, and on the A65 Kirkstall Road to the Cavendish Street junction.

Flooding in Wellington Road , Leeds today.

Flooding in Wellington Road , Leeds today.

Flooding in Northern Street.

Flooding in Northern Street.

Flooding in Northern Street, Leeds today.

Flooding in Northern Street, Leeds today.

Flooding in Northern Street, Leeds today.

Flooding in Northern Street, Leeds today.