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A406 in Brent Cross closed due to flooding - recap

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A406 in Brent Cross closed due to flooding - recap

By Nathan Louis

    Yesterday's incredible scenes in Brent Cross continue to cause mayhem for motorists today.
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  • The A406 North Circular at the Brent Cross Interchange remains partially closed as repairs are carried out to a burst water main.
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  • Thames Water said this afternoon that the eastbound carriageway has reopened temporarily, but added it will close again tonight.
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  • The westbound carriageway remains closed between Henly's Corner and the scene of the flooding.
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  • The closure of the A406 has had a significant impact on the road network today.
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  • The A406 and A41 have been at a standstill for much of the day, while roads have been and remain gridlocked in and around Golders Green, Finchley, and Hendon.
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  • The A406 resembled more of a river or swimming pool than one of north London's most major and busiest roads.
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  • Pictures and videos shows cars floating in the carriageway, with the London Fire Brigade confirming eight people had to be rescued from their cars.
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  • Thames Water says the pipe that burst is 24 inches in diameter.
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  • The water supplier is working with Transport for London to get the A406 reopened as soon as possible.
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  • For more details, pictures, videos, and updates this morning, follow our live blog.

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