More disruption is expected as parts of the UK face thunderstorms after heavy rains have led to rush hour flooding.
A new weather warning was issued for severe showers and thunderstorms on Thursday night, but the Meteorological Agency said it was likely to cause disruption.
parts of London Overnight it endured more than half a month of rainfall as people woke to heavy rains, flooded roads and transportation problems.
in the southeast Englandsome train and subway services were hit by suspensions and delays.
The Meteorological Agency had warned that heavy overnight rain could flood homes and businesses, while splashing roads and flooding could lengthen travel times.
A yellow thunderstorm warning has been in effect for the south coast of England from 8pm Thursday to 6am Friday. The Japan Meteorological Agency said lightning strikes could damage some buildings and structures, delay transportation, and be short. – Long term loss of power.
Similar warnings have been issued for southern Wales and south-west England from 3pm to midnight on Thursday.
A yellow weather warning for rain covering southern England from Portsmouth to Canterbury and parts of London was in effect until 3pm on Thursday.
A total of 64mm of rain fell in Horsmonden, near Tunbridge Wells, Kent, with some places receiving more than 50mm in a 24-hour period, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.
Forecasters said the top total precipitation recorded in the 12 hours from 9pm Wednesday to 8am Thursday was 42.2mm in Kew Gardens, west London, and 40.2mm in Odyham, Hampshire.
Average rainfall for the month of November was 69.3 mm in Greater London and 104.65 mm in Hampshire, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.
Due to wet weather, commuters had problems with rush hour transportation. thursday morning, shipping London said there had been delays in some services due to the flooding, while Southwestern Railway said the flooding had blocked lines, causing cancellations and delays.
The Kent County Council warned people to “be careful” after weather-related problems were reported across the road network due to “strong winds and heavy rain.”
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/nov/03/travel-disruption-in-south-east-england-after-heavy-overnight-rain UK Weather: Met Office warns of more storms and heavy rain coming | UK Weather