London drivers navigate flooded streets amid slow-moving storms

Slow-moving thunderstorms swept London on Wednesday, August 17, causing flash flooding. Tamsin Kelly said she took these images while navigating the flooded streets in Stoke Newington in her van. Roads around King’s Cross were also flooded, video footage shows. The Met Office warned of the possibility of flooding in homes and businesses, road closures and power outages. London Mayor Sadiq Khan urged Londoners to be aware of the risks of flash flooding in the capital. Thunderstorms were expected to continue into the evening in southern England, the Met Office said. Credit: Tamsin Kelly via Storyful

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