North Circular: Eight motorists rescued after major road floods in London

Derrick Santistevan

Eight motorists were caught and needed to be rescued after a major road was flooded in northwest London.

Firemens assisted drivers who were stuck in half a metre of water on the North Circular road near Brent Cross.

Thames Water stated a burst main on the road had actually resulted in low water pressure or no water at all for the NW2, NW4, & & NW11 postal codes.

Traffic turmoil as flooding traps motorists at busy interchange

4 fire engines were sent out to the scene on Monday afternoon

A crowd collected after the busy road in northwest London was flooded

London Fire Brigade (LFB) sent out 4 fire engines to the scene soon after 3: 30 pm on Monday.

An LFB spokesperson stated: “We assisted with getting eight people out of their vehicles, that were trapped in their vehicles due to half a metre depth of water.”

Automobiles were caught in the water after a pipeline burst

To all my constituents taking a trip home this night meaning to utilize the North Circular. Please understand the flooding at the Brent Cross crossway:

— Barry Gardiner (@BarryGardiner)July 6, 2020

Barry Gardiner, Labour MP for Brent North, shared video which appeared to show a variety of automobiles stranded in floodwater.

He tweeted: “To all my constituents travelling home this evening intending to use the North Circular. Please be aware of the flooding at the Brent Cross intersection.”

This Ferrari was among the numerous vehicles that was stranded

A school child was seen riding his bike over the water on the North Circular

A Thames Water spokesperson stated: “We’re sorry to anybody who has actually been interrupted by a burst pipeline on the North Circular Road.

” We understand this has actually taken place at a particularly challenging time and comprehend the issues our consumers might have.

“Our specialist engineers are on their way to investigate the problem, and they will be doing everything they can to resolve the issue as quickly as possible.”

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