A ROAD has been closed off by emergency services after it became flooded "like a river".

Police and fire services are currently at the scene at the junction of Bull Lane and The Chase in Rayleigh.

Residents can be seen wading their way through knee high deep water. 

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It's unknown yet what has caused the major flooding.

Emergency services have been contacted for comment.

More to follow.