This section of A41 in Edgware has been closed. Credit: Google Maps

A section of the A41 has been closed by police because of reports of flooding.

The closure is in place in Edgware between The Spur roundabout near Stanmore and the junction with Edgwarebury Lane.

The road has been shut for a number of hours. It appears only one direction is closed – towards Apex Corner.

As a result of the closure, traffic is being diverted towards Stanmore.

A map showing the closure on queue of traffic approaching it. Credit: Google Maps

There are delays on the A41 stretching back past the Lost Jungle adventure golf course all the way to the M1 exit slip road.

Motorists should leave extra time if travelling in this area.