HEAVY rain and thunderstorms have sparked flash floods across Wrexham and Flintshire this afternoon. 

The Met Office issues a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms today (July 8), in place from 9am until midnight. 

The rain has caused a number of issues across Flintshire and Wrexham, with several roads flooding as a result. 

North Wales Police have urged motorists to avoid the coast road in Flintshire between Connah's Quay and Greenfield due to floods. 

Holt Road and Chester Road in Wrexham are reported to have high levels of water on. 

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Leader readers have sent in their images of the flash floods in the region.

Laura Jane Wynne sent in this image from the Hightown area in Wrexham. 

The Leader: Flooding in WrexhamFlooding in Wrexham (Image: Laura-Jayne Wynne)

Caia Park community councillor Louise Haggarty shared the picture below of flooding in Trevenna Way.

The Leader: Floods in WrexhamFloods in Wrexham (Image: Louise Haggarty)

The weather has also caused trees to fall, with part of the road between Rossett and Chester blocked. 

This image from Shelley Hampson shows the fallen tree on Chester Road. 

The Leader: Fallen tree near RossettFallen tree near Rossett (Image: Shelley Hampson)

The North Wales Fire and Rescue Service are in attendance at Stansty Bridge in Wrexham, where eye witnesses state a car is stuck. 

Emily Eshmade sent in this picture below. 

The Leader: Stansty bridgeStansty bridge (Image: Emily Eshmade)