VIDEO: Heavy rain and flooding closes Skegness school

The scene of the flooding outside the school today
The scene of the flooding outside the school today

A Skegness School has been forced to close due to heavy rain causing flooding.

The Richmond School in Richmond Drive Skegness closed at 1pm due to external flooding making access to the school difficult.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue crews are at the scene trying to help move the water away from the building.

The school building itself has not been affected at this stage.

A school spokesman said: “Some children are still here, safe and well waiting to be collected. A safe departure is underway with support from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue.”

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