Parts of London inundated for second time in less than a month
Torrential showers and thunderstorms have caused flooding across parts of London, with two hospitals declaring major incidents as a result of the downpours.
Both Newham and Whipps Cross Hospitals in the east of the city urged patients to seek A&E treatment elswhere, after they were affected by the floods.
The worst affected areas were initially Clapham and Camberwell in the south of the city, but flooding has also been reported across the east and north-east of the capital.
Social media users have posted alarming images of rising water, abandoned cars, and apparent monsoon conditions.
A section of the North Circular has closed because of floodwater. The eastbound carriageway at South Woodford is affected.
South-east England is braced for more thunderstorms on Monday, with the Met Office issuing a yellow weather warning until 5pm today.
The national forecaster predicts that between 40 and 50mm of rain could fall in some places south of London.