Shops hit by flooding in Ealing Broadway

Flooding in Ealing Broadway Engineers are trying to fix a burst water main in west London

Related Stories

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

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC London

Weather

London

14 °C 10 °C

BBC Local Live

  1.  
    08:32: Faberge works stolen

    A number of "high value" items including jewellery, antiques and rare works by Faberge have reportedly been stolen from the headquarters of Christie's the auctioneers in St James's.

    The burglary's said to have happened two weeks ago and Scotland Yard says there've been no arrests.

     
  2.  
    08:23: DNA scheme to fight cancer James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website

    A new genetics project could help "unlock a series of secrets about devastating diseases", the NHS says.

    DNA

    Under the scheme, 11 Genomics Medicine Centres are being set up in to gather DNA information to help devise targeted treatments for a wide range of diseases including cancer.

    The London trusts taking part in the trial are Guy's and St Thomas', Great Ormond Street Hospital and Imperial College Healthcare.

     
  3.  
    08:14: Train delays Louise Pepper Journalist, BBC London

    On the trains, Southern services are suspended between Clapham Junction and Milton Keynes Central due to a staff shortage. Disruption is expected all day.

    Overground has no service between Surrey Quays and New Cross due to planned engineering works.

    And there are no services at London Bridge until 4 January from Southern and Thameslink. Get the latest with BBC Travel.

     
  4.  
    08:07: On the roads Louise Pepper Journalist, BBC London

    On the M3 it's slow northbound from J3, at Bagshot, towards the M25, due to roadworks.

    There's also reports of a crash on the A12 westbound after Green Man roundabout, which is causing delays.

    Get the latest and see traffic cameras with BBC Travel.

     
  5.  
    08:00: Beth Rose BBC News Online

    Good morning, I'll be guiding you through BBC Local Live today.

    Get in touch with your comments and photos by emailing london.locallive@bbc.co.uk or tweet us @BBCLondonNews.

     

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.