Flash-flooding across southern Britain after 30 MINUTES' RAIN - Lagos own na 24 HOURS! lol!
A mid-summer monsoon-style downpour caused flash flooding across the South today as a fortnight's worth of rain fell in just 30 minutes leaving homes, shops and roads underwater.
The force of the rainwater caused huge cracks to open up along main roads and lifted manhole covers clean off, leading to fountains of water gushing out.
At a beach in Bournemouth - which is normally crowded with holidaymakers at this time of the year - water was flooding off the road, along the beach and into the sea. The capital also came in for a soaking, with authorities warning of traffic problems on the M4 leading into London because of excess surface water. Bournemouth's pleasure gardens were turned into a lake after being flooded, with barely a blade of grass visible.
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