Belmont station has been closed this morning due to flooding after heavy rain fell through the night.

No trains are running in either direction to or through the station until "further notice" according to Southern Rail.

Belmont station is in between Sutton and Cheam, and leads Sutton station to Epsom station as well.

The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for rain from 12am on Sunday to 3pm on Sunday afternoon.

It said flooding of a few homes and businesses is likely, bus and train services will probably affected with journey times taking longer and spray and flooding on roads will probably make journey times longer.

Southern Rail has said passengers travelling to or from Belmont will need to use an alternative route.

Tickets are being accepting at no extra cost on TfL buses between Banstead and Sutton - including route 280.

Southern Rail said: "Due to flooding, Belmont station is closed.

"No trains, in either direction, will call here until further notice.

"If you're travelling to/from Belmont, you will need to use an alternative route.

"Your ticket is being accepted, at no extra cost, on: TfL Buses between Banstead and Sutton, including route 280

"Plan your journey"