Flood caused major flood Many drivers are forced to abandon their cars at subway stations and roads. Social media footage showed firefighters trying to rescue a stranded driver who was at risk of being submerged. The driver of the A406 was told by the ambulance crew that help would not come until late at night. That was a request for help.
Part of the M11 was also closed for a while on Sunday.
According to the forecast, there will usually be about 47 ml of rainfall in July.
However, according to the Met Office, it rained 51 ml in just three hours in East London.
The downpour caused turmoil in the capital and created some horrifying scenes underground.
One video clip posted on Twitter shows that a large amount of water is pouring into the Pudding Mill Lane DLR station, swirling the ticket barrier.
The London Fire Brigade was flooded with emergency calls and welcomed more than 300 people by 4:30 pm on Sunday.
Citizens continued to post pictures of the flood on social media, depicting some notable scenes.
Siobhain Crosbie shared a photo of Walthamstow Wood Street at E17. This shows people walking deep along the road, which is littered with submerged cars.
Floods can continue to disrupt public transport services during early Monday morning commute.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan advised commuters to check the route as “multiple @TfL bus, subway and rail services will be affected”.
14 flood warnings were issued in most of the capital and some neighboring counties.
Amber thunderstorm warnings have been issued in most of southeastern England, with forecasts of rainfall of 75-100 mm (3-4 inches) in some areas.
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