THERE are traffic delays in Kendal today due to sudden emergency road closures in the area. 

Police have closed the road on the A6 at Victoria Bridge, also known as Batman Bridge, in Sandes Avenue, due to urgent repairs that need to take place. 

A spokesperson from Cumbria Road Police said: "the bridge supports has been undermined by recent heavy rain and requires urgent repair".

Diversions have been put in place. 

More to follow.