A spokesperson for Network Rail has confirmed delays at the station tonight were caused, in part, by a person being hit by a train. The spokesman said:
"There are currently three delays and alterations to southern services due to a person being struck by a train."
British Transport Police have been called in to manage the growing crowds of angry commuters.
Police were called to London Bridge station this evening after thousands of travellers were left stranded when services ground to a halt during rush hour. Passengers facing delays were told there were signalling problems south of the station.
It didn't last long and it's safe to say no one was expecting it. But at lunchtime today, during bright sunshine, a sudden flurry of what appeared to be snow hit central London.
Bizarre sunny snowstorm on Regent St! @libertylondon ?????????? #snow #london
If you saw it, or were caught in it, it probably felt a lot like snow. But it was actually 'graupel', or soft hail, as ITV Weather Presenter Lucy Verasamy tweeted.
A house in Romford was destroyed today. Firefighters were called to Rodney Way in Romford, early this morning. The property was being refurbishment at the time.
The house was under refurbishment and had been completely stripped out. Fortunately, it was unoccupied at the time it collapsed and no-one was injured.
Had it collapsed when the builders working on the house were inside, they may not have been quite so lucky.
The building fractured the incoming gas supply main when it came down, so eight people from neighbouring properties were evacuated and a temporary 50 metre exclusion zone has been put in place.
As soon as the gas supply has been isolated, the exclusion zone will be lifted and residents will be able to return to their homes.
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