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27 Dec 2019 | 05:20 AM UTC

UK: London Bridge Station evacuated due to flood December 27

Authorities close London Bridge Station due to flood December 27; transportation disruptions expected

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Event

British Transport Police reportedly closed the London Bridge Station around 09:00 (local time) on Friday, December 27, due to reported floods. According to media reports, the incident could be the result of a faulty fire alarm that triggered the sprinkler system in the station. It remains unclear when normal operations will resume.

Transportation disruptions are to be expected in the affected area over the coming hours. .

Advice

Individuals in London are advised to monitor developments to the situation, prepare for associated rail transportation delays, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.