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Met Office Raises Amber Warning as Flash Flooding Hits London

Vehicles navigated flooded roads outside King’s Cross in London on Wednesday, August 17, as the Met Office issued an amber warning for thunderstorm activity in the region.

The Met Office warned of the possibility of flooding in houses and businesses, road closures, and power cuts.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan urged Londoners to be aware of the risks of flash flooding across the capital.

Footage posted to Twitter by user @hzjoe03 shows cars and buses driving through the floodwaters as rain pours down. Credit: @hzjoe03 via Storyful

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