London’s North Circular drivers rescued as water floods route

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A rescue mission has been done after burst water main flooded a major road in north-west London leaving many people stranded in the flood without any means of getting to a safer destination.

According to reports, Eight drivers were helped to safety by firefighters after becoming trapped in half a meter of water on the North Circular road near Brent Cross.

No injuries have been reported, London Fire Brigade (LFB) said, but the road remains closed westbound.

London Fire Brigade (LFB) sent four fire engines to the scene shortly after 3:30pm on Monday.

An LFB spokeswoman said: “We assisted with getting eight people out of their vehicles, that were trapped in their vehicles due to half a meter depth of water

According to the London Fire Brigade, the rescue took almost two hours to complete

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