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London: Plaistow hit with flash flooding after heavy downpours

Torrential rain has lashed down on the capital, causing havoc for motorists and commuters.

The Met Office has issued an amber storm warning with areas including Hackney Wick, Newham and Barking severely affected by the downpours.

Forecasters warn that the threat of flooding is set to continue until Monday.

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Forecasters warn that the threat of flooding is set to continue until Monday (Image: Twitter/@R0bday)

“Torrential showers and #thunderstorms will continue to affect parts of southeast England for the next few hours,” the Met Office tweeted.

“There are already reports of localised flooding.”

“Take care and allow extra time if you have to travel.”

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