Delays on trains between Leeds and Halifax after lightning strikes - traffic and travel update

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A burst water main is still causing problems in Boothtown Road, Halifax.

There is temporary traffic lights and emergency repairs on the A647 Boothtown Road in Halifax at the West View Road junction.

Matthew Nuttall's picture of the Boothtown Road leak

Matthew Nuttall's picture of the Boothtown Road leak

There is slow traffic on the M62 westbound between junction 26 at Chain Bar and junction 24 at Ainley Top on the westbound carriageway and on the M62 eastbound between junction 25 at Brighouse and junction 26 at Chain Bar.

Northern Rail has also tweeted that owing to lightning having damaged equipment between Leeds and Halifax trains have to run at reduced speed on some lines.