TfL: Elizabeth line and Tube disruption as Storm Ciarán hits London on Thursday November 2

A member of the public walks through heavy rain near the Bank of England in May 2023. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)A member of the public walks through heavy rain near the Bank of England in May 2023. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
A member of the public walks through heavy rain near the Bank of England in May 2023. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) | Getty Images
London's TfL Tube network has been hit by delays on the Elizabeth line, as well as the Jubilee, Metropolitan, Central and Piccadilly lines.

Several Tube lines have been hit by delays as heavy rainfall affects travel on the roads.

Yellow warnings are in place for wind and rain, and the Met Office forecasts "heavy rain and strong winds" throughout Thursday (Novermber 2).

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As at 8am, this is how things looked on the London Underground.

Elizabeth line

Update 1.45pm: TfL is now reporting a good service on the line.

Update 9.45am: Severe delays between Whitechapel and Shenfield due to flooding caused by heavy rain in the Shenfield area. Minor delays between Heathrow Airport and Hayes & Harlington due to an earlier track fault at Heathrow.

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Central line

Update 1.45pm: TfL is now reporting a good service on the line. Severe delays due to shortage of trains.

Piccadilly line

Update 1.45pm: Part suspension as no service between Rayners Lane and Uxbridge due to "difficult track conditions caused by significant leaf fall". Update 9.15am - normal service resumed.

Minor delays between Acton Town and Rayners Lane due to an earlier obstruction on the track at Alperton.

Metropolitan line

Update 9.15am - normal service resumed.

Minor delays between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Watford/Amersham/Chesham due to a signal failure.

Jubilee line

Update 1.45pm: TfL is now reporting a good service on the line. Minor delays due to a shortage of trains.

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