A road in the town centre was closed after a water main burst.
The roundabout facing St John the Baptist Church, Haslett Avenue West, was flooded after an eight inch water main burst at around 9.30am today (Thursday June 5).
The church was left without water and traffic and bus services disrupted.
A spokesman for Southern Water said ongoing repair works on the main started at around 11am.
The spokesman said: “We are working as quickly as we can and we apologise for the inconvenience.”