London flooding: Thunderstorms go away roads submerged and a few prepare stations flooded


London Metropolitan Police said the flooding had caused “severe disruption” on the North Circular Road, one of the major roads surrounding central London.

Several London Underground train stations were heavily flooded, disrupting services.

The “significant flooding” affected services across the transport network,” a Transport for London (TfL) spokesperson said in a statement emailed to CNN.

Multiple stations on the rail network known as the Tube were closed, according to the TfL website.

“With multiple bus routes on diversion and some Tube and rail services affected and stations closed, we strongly advise that customers check for the latest information before they travel to ensure they have a safe and smooth journey,” the TfL spokesperson said.

A car is pushed through floodwaters in London's Nine Elms district.

Two London-area hospitals, Newham University Hospital and Whipps Cross University Hospital, were affected by the rains.

A spokesperson for Barts Health NHS Trust told CNN in a statement that both hospitals are experiencing operational issues…