The Brigade received reports of vehicles stuck in water (credit: London Fire Brigade)
A yellow weather warning remains for South East England until 5pm today.
London Fire Brigade took more than 600 calls yesterday to flooding incidents across the capital after almost two inches of heavy rain fell in less than an hour.
Roads and properties were affected with reports of ceilings collapsing & vehicles stuck in water.
Whipps Cross and Newham Hospitals both urged emergency patients to stay away whilst they cleaned up.
The North Circular was badly affected in South Woodford, as well as homes in Chigwell and Harlow.
We’re using our specialist assets and working with @metpoliceuk at a flooding incident at Charlie Brown’s roundabout in #SouthWoodford. Please take care and avoid the area https://t.co/ghlMWd8jsk pic.twitter.com/PexOCUCu5I
— London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire) July 25, 2021
Part of the North Circular in South Woodford remains closed eastbound this morning.
Westfields Shopping Centre in Stratford was also affected by flooding.
The songwriter and musician, Laughta tweeted her experience.
— Laughta (@laughta1) July 25, 2021
Across southern and south-eastern England, six flood warnings are currently in place.
Sky’s weather presenter, Jo Wheeler said: “I’m afraid it’s a bit of a taste of things to come. The entire week is looking very changeable.
“We’ve got low pressure just sitting off the east coast and we’ve yet another area of low pressure coming in off the north west.”
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