Wet and windy weather has been causing havoc for commuters across the UK this morning as flash flooding closed roads and cancelled public transport.
While s forecasters have warned Brits to ‘get their ice scrapers out’ and prepare for frost this week as temperatures are due to drop to -2C in parts of the UK tomorrow.
The rain has mostly affected the South East, where earlier today flooding blocked sections of the M25, A41 and A1 in London and caused long delays on the Underground.
The capital is heavily congested due to many closed roads while drivers have been pictured abandoning their cars on waterlogged roads, having attempted to drive through deep water.
But London and the south east have been told by the Met Office to brace for more storms and flooding following this morning’s deluge.
The fire brigade in the capital was called out to more than 11 flooding incidents an hour between 5am and 9am today.
Videos posted online from London showed commuters on busses with their feet in water and residential roads submerged by more than a foot of water.
A yellow weather warning remains in place across the South East until 3pm this afternoon but another warning is in forcefrom 8pm tonight and ‘unsettled’ weather could continue into next week.
The Met Office revealed 55mm (2.2 inches) of rainfall fell in Lamberhurst, Kent overnight. The UK’s national average for November is 89mm (3.5 inches).
In London, the Bakerloo and District lines are part suspended, while the Metropolitan, Overground, Circle, Hammersmith and City and Piccadilly lines are all facing delays.