Heavy rainfall has pounded London forcing two East London health facilities to ask patients to stay away as their emergency departments were heavily affected on Sunday.
One hospital was without power and evacuating 100 inpatients while the second was asking patients to seek services at other health centers.
Ambulances are being redirected after torrential rains caused severe flooding in homes, roads and business outlets.
London Fire department says it has taken more than 1,000 floods-related calls.
The department rescued people trapped in cars and is helping those with flooded basements and collapsed ceilings.
Many of the capital’s roads closed due to the flooding, including the Blackwall Tunnel, the A12 and parts of the North Circular.
Stepney Green station remains closed although eight other Tube and London Overground stations have reopened.
A yellow thunderstorm warning remains in place for parts of south-east England.
Some residents countered by creating makeshift bankers to protect their homes from the raging flood waters.
St James’s Park in London saw 41.6mm (1.6in) of rain on Sunday, making it the wettest part of the country.
Ms Peeva , 46, told the media , “My son went to buy some food from the local shop – by the time he came back the whole street and the pavement were already flooded and the water was coming into our front door.”
Residents have been strongly advised to avoid unnecessarily venturing out of their homes .