Boston, MA (WBZ-AM)-- Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island are under a flash flood watch with periodic rain bursts already putting roads in Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, Peabody and Lynn under water.
Both Memorial and Storrow Drive experienced flooding this morning with the underpass to the Longfellow Bridge filling up and River Road in Cambridge overflowing.
According to the National Weather Service pockets of torrential rainfall are expected to continue through the day.
Multiple flooded roadways though the city right now. Please use caution when driving and stay in if possible. This is the current conditions at Boston St. & Cottage St. pic.twitter.com/TYUxWV70Bi— City Of Lynn Fire Dept. (@LynnFireDept) August 12, 2018
Photo Gallery: Photos of flooding submitted by WBZ News Radio listeners in Boston and on the North Shore.
Nasty -> https://t.co/B62HkyxyxM— Eric Fisher (@ericfisher) August 12, 2018
VIDEO: High water on Storrow Drive. @growingwisdom says downpours likely to cause street flooding in some areas today - rainfall rates can be as high as 2"/hour. @wbz 📹: @BillyHarz #mawx pic.twitter.com/I4fxm6I5R2— Anaridis Rodriguez (@Anaridis) August 12, 2018