A GAS leak has been discovered on a busy road in Poole this morning.

The leak has occurred in Alder Road between Alder Crescent and Winston Avenue.

Borough of Poole said two-way traffic lights are being installed while repairs take place by SGN.

The council said traffic may be affected coming from Ashley Road and Wallisdown Road.

SGN said: "We understand this is a busy route and will be working extended hours to complete this work as soon as possible. Two-way temporary traffic lights are in place to ensure everyone’s safety."

Repairs are expected until the end of this week at least.