A road on Portland is to close for the next 24 hours following a major gas leak.

Hamm Beach Road on Portland, near the Lidl supermarket and the Sailing Academy is closed at the Hamm Roundabout 

A spokesperson for Weymouth and Portland Police said: "Hamm Beach Road is now closed for a period of 24 hours due to a major gas leak.

"Police and Fire are currently on scene and will update once the road has been re-opened."

SGN has been asked for comment. 

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