Flood alerts issued as rain raises river levels in Oxfordshire

Flood alerts issued as rain raises river levels

Flood alerts issued as rain raises river levels

First published in News

FLOOD alerts have been issued this afternoon for a number of Oxfordshire rivers and brooks, due to rising water levels caused by today's heavy rain.

The alerts cover:

  • The River Ock from Watchfield to Abingdon, including Stanford in the Vale and Charney Bassett
  • The River Cole along the county boundary with Wiltshire from Shrivenham to Coleshill and Buscot Wick
  • The Letcombe Brook at Wantage, Grove and East Hanney
  • The Ginge Brook, from Steventon to Sutton Courtenay.

Flood alerts issued earlier remain in force on the following watercourses:

  • River Cherwell from Lower Heyford to Oxford, including Enslow and Thrupp
  • River Evenlode from Moreton-in-Marsh to Cassington, inlcuding the Wychwoods and Charlbury
  • River Glyme at Wootton and Woodstock
  • River Leach, including Little Faringdon
  • River Ray and its tributaries from Shipton Lee to Islip, including Ludgershall, Blackthorn and Murcott
  • River Thame, from Marsworth to Dorchester, including Thame, Waterperry, Cuddesdon, Wheatley and Drayton St Leonard
  • River Thames and its tributaries throughout Oxfordshire, including Oxford, Abingdon and Wallingford
  • River Windrush, from Bourton-on-the Water to Newbridge, including Burford, Asthall, Minster Lovell, Crawley, Witney, Ducklington, Rack End and Standlake
  • Chalgrove Brook at Chalgrove and Stadhampton.

 

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