Published On: Tue, Jul 13th, 2021
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Flash Floods Across London Cause Travel Chaoson July 13, 2021 at 11:28 am

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Flash floods have caused travel chaos in the capital as a number of London train and tube stations were forced to close. Euston station lines had to be shut down after the intense downpours on Monday evening, with people unable to travel in or out of the city via the major transport hub. Underground stations, including Chalk Farm and Hampstead stations in north London and Wimbledon in the south, have also drawn their barriers due to the heavy rainfall. One video posted on Twitter shows water pouring in down the stairs at Sloane Square Tube station. Cars were also filmed struggling to make their way through streets that appear to have turned into rivers after several inches of rainwater. A Network Rail spokesperson said: “The line between Watford Junction and Euston has been closed and engineers are on site inspecting the track as the water recedes. As soon as it …

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