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A40 expected to fully reopen on Tuesday morning

Due to adverse weather earlier this morning the A40 remains closed in both directions between Swakeleys Roundabout and Hillingdon Circus.

It is currently expected to re-open tomorrow (Tuesday) morning.

Contractors are on site pumping the flood waters away and we are working hard to reopen the road as soon as possible.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this is causing to people’s journeys

– Transport for London

Drivers told to avoid the A40 at Hillingdon after floods


Arsenal confirm the signing of Calum Chambers from Southampton


I would like to take this opportunity to say thanks to everyone at @southamptonfc for everything they have done & for making this possible.


I'm looking forward to joining up with my new team mates today & beginning preparation for the season ahead. Thanks for all your messages.

Overturned car towing caravan causes huge queues on the M25

M25 is blocked and anticlockwise between junction 4 and junction 3 after a car towing a caravan having overturned.


M25 update: Here's the scene of the crash on the M25 between J4 and J3.


M25: M25 blocked and queueing traffic anticlockwise between J4 and J3 due to car towing a caravan having overturned.



Driver escapes with minor injuries after car flips onto roof

A driver in south London escaped with only minor injuries today after a car flipped onto its roof on Brixton Road.

We sent an ambulance crew and single responder car to the scene to treat a woman reported to be in her 30s for minor injuries.

– London Ambulance Service

The accident happened at around 8am, reportedly colliding with a pedestrian and cyclist, who escaped without serious injury.

London Fire Brigade helps family, and dog, during floods

Dozens of families have relied on the help of London Fire Brigade during the floods today. Among them, this family in Ruislip, whose home - and pet - were left looking rather damp.


A huge thank you to @londonfire Feltham crew!Rescued from the #flooding of #ruislip home. Angels in uniform! ??


Read more: Tube passengers remove socks to wade through flooded station

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