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.
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.”
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.”
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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