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Burst pipe floods south London high street

Burst pipe floods south London high street

It is not known if the burst pipe was damaged in recent severe cold weather
Motorists and pedestrians have been warned to avoid a south London high street after a burst pipe sent water cascading down the road.Tooting High Street was shut in the early hours of Wednesday, causing rush hour disruption.Police tweeted a picture of the scene, near Tooting Broadway Station, that was strewn with debris as water gushed from a crack in the pavement.It is not known if the burst pipe was damaged in recent severe cold weather.
Flooding caused disruption during Wednesday's rush hour
Thames Water said its engineers reached the scene "very quickly" and have stopped the flooding.
Mitcham Road remains closed both ways between Longmead Road and Tooting High Street.Transport for London said Tooting Broadway Station remained fully open and trains were stopping as normal.
Police tweeted a picture of the scene, near Tooting Broadway Station
Mitcham Road has been closed both ways between Longmead Road and Tooting High Street
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