More rain to hit Oxfordshire as flood risk remains

More rain to hit county as flood risk remains

More rain to hit county as flood risk remains

First published in News The Oxford Times: Photograph of the Author by , Education Reporter, also covering West Oxford. Call me on (01865) 425437

The county remains on red alert for more flooding, with wet weather expected this afternoon.
Three flood warnings still remain in place across the county, with homeowners in Oxford being warned of possible flooding over the coming days.
A warning remains in place for the New Botley, New and North Hinksey Area and Grandpont in Oxford, while there are two others for the south-east of the county.
There could be up to 20mm of rain today, mainly in the afternoon, and the downpour is likely to continue overnight into tomorrow.
Winds will be less strong than yesterday, reaching about 20mph.

Oxfordshire County Council has closed 11 roads.

They include:

Lower Street, Islip
Road from A329 to Drayton St Leonard
Great Brook Road from Buckland Road to Chimney near Aston
Grove Road, Harwell
B4016 between Blewbury and East Hagbourne
High Street, Clifton Hampden
A417 West Hagbourne junction
Longcot – Old Wharf Road at junction with Claypits Lane (under railway bridge)

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