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Piccadilly Circus1/43
Photo: Aaron Strutt
On Westminster Bridge2/43
Photo: V Photography and Art
Tower Bridge3/43
Photo: Martin Turner
Storm over the docks4/43
Photo: Tedz Duran
Wet night at Piccadilly Circus5/43
Photo: Lee
Rainbow over Camden Stables6/43
Photo: rodwey2004
Poplar DLR station7/43
Photo: Richard Watkins
Rainbow behind Tower Bridge8/43
Photo: Martyn II
Camden street food market9/43
Photo: Simon D
Breaking character10/43
Photo: John Kortland
National Gallery in the rain11/43
Photo: Otto Berkeley
Rotations reflected12/43
Photo: Umbreen Hafeez, Real London Photos
Stranded13/43
Photo: Kentaro Tsuda
The big storm14/43
Photo: David Williams
Woman in the rain15/43
Photo: Michael Goldrei
Storm brewing16/43
Photo: Martyn II
Should've brought a brolly17/43
Photo: Dave Pearce
Dark sky18/43
Photo: JAY-PEGG
Downpour19/43
Photo: Michael Goldrei
The Red Umbrella20/43
Photo: Thrashdslr Photography
Golf21/43
Photo: joba photography
Here it comes22/43
Photo: Alan Habbick
Canary Wharf23/43
Photo: John Esslinger
Hainault Station24/43
Photo: Umbreen Hafeez, Real London Photos
A pint while it passes25/43
Photo: James Guppy
Rolling in26/43
Photo: Dave Pearce
Undercover work27/43
Photo: kenjonbro
Foreshore explorer28/43
Photo: James Guppy
Gimme shelter29/43
Photo: Nicky Napkins
River bank glistening30/43
Photo: Vanda Ralevska
Over Millennium Bridge31/43
Photo: Vanda Raleveska
Grey, brown and ominous32/43
Photo: David Henderson
Street life33/43
Photo: Adam Lister
Got you covered34/43
Photo: ciccibumm
Gloom and doom35/43
Photo: Mike T Photography
Pelting it36/43
Photo: renderdan
I love London, I love rain37/43
Photo: renderdan
The heavens open38/43
Photo: Kentaro Tsuda
Fashion Week39/43
Photo: RobinLDN
After the rain40/43
Photo: vilartoni
Art imitates life41/43
Photo: Laura McGregor
Soggy sneakers42/43
Photo: Michael Baffour
Stalling for time43/43
Photo: Michael Goldrei

42 glittering photos of London in the rain

Because sometimes a downpour makes things even more beautiful

By Time Out Flickr Photographers
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Recent downpours have brought London's summer to a slightly damper than anticipated end, but worry not - the city still has a charm all of its own even when it's cats and dogs outside. Have a flick through the photos above, courtesy of our Flickr community, to see what we mean!

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