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Shops hit by flooding in Ealing Broadway

  • 10 August 2014
  • From the section London
Flooding in Ealing Broadway
Engineers are trying to fix a burst water main in west London

About 30 shops in west London have been flooded after a water main burst.

The London Fire brigade said it is pumping water away from the stores in Ealing Broadway and using sandbags to control the flow.

Thames Water said about 600 customers were without water for about five hours after the pipe burst at 07:30 BST.

And flooding caused by heavy rain has also resulted in delays on the London Underground with problems reported on several lines.

Emergency services at Ealing Broadway
About 30 shops were flooded in Ealing Broadway

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