Police Called as People Gather at London-Area Reservoir on Bank Holiday Monday

Warm weather drew a crowd to the shores of a London-area reservoir on Monday, May 25, prompting calls to police over social distancing concerns.

This video shows people gathered at Ruislip Lido, a reservoir and beach in Ruislip. The Hillingdon Borough Police said they were called to the area after “reports of large group gathering,” but it was not immediately clear if anyone was cited or penalized. Police urged people to “use common sense” when social distancing.

The Met Office forecast “dry, warm, and sunny” weather for Monday, including a high of 26 degrees Celsius (78.8 F) near London. Credit: Anonymous via Storyful