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Commuter Chaos As A40 Closed Due To Flooding

Monday 28th July 2014

Londoners were struggling to get into work this morning after the A40 was flooded following torrential rain.

PHOTOS: West London Underwater Following Torrential Rain

A40 Flooding
Picture: Emily Finn

The road was closed at Hillingdon Circus after rain left the carriageway completely flooded. 

Images showed cars fighting their way through the flooded road before it was closed shortly after 8am. The image above, taken by Emily Finn, shows the Hillingdon underpass completely underwater.

Delays are stretching from the Master Brewer back to the M40 and from the Greenford Flyover.

There are also issues on public transport, with the Metropolitan Line also suffering from flooding.

Met Line flooding
Picture: TfL

This picture shows the flooding between Ruislip and Rayner's Lane.

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The London Fire Brigade wrote that west London had 'taken a battering' from the weather on Monday morning.

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