Stoke Newington High Street flooded by burst water main

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Stoke Newington was hit by flooding on Sunday (Source: Getty)

A burst water main has caused major flooding in Stoke Newington, the third major flooding incident in the past week.

Some 350 people had to be evacuated from the area and more than 150 properties have been affected in the area around Northwold junction.

The flooding began at around midday and London Fire Brigade say the water is now starting to recede.

A burst water main in Upper Street, Islington last week led to around 100 people being evacuated, while a similar incident in Blackheath around the Lee High Road area.caused disruption on Saturday.

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