Jun 9, 2016

Flooding takes over south London after nearly 1 month's rain falls in under 2 hours

London
UK
by
Katy Galimberti
,
AccuWeather
Strong storms led to flooding in parts of London on Tuesday, June 7. Photo: Manhattan Research Inc
Strong storms led to flooding in parts of London on Tuesday, June 7. Photo: Manhattan Research Inc

Streets in south London turned into rivers on Tuesday afternoon after a brief bout of heavy rain...

Torrential rainfall over 30 to 40 minutes quickly collected in low-lying areas and resulted in flash flooding...

More than 45 mm (1.8 inches) fell in Kenley on Tuesday afternoon. London typically receives 48 mm (1.9 inches) of rain for during the entire month of June