Weather update: Warning in place for today with rain forecast to hit in afternoon

Warning of rain today. (File image)

Warning of rain today. (File image)

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A WEATHER warning remains in place for Oxfordshire today, with heavy rain forecast to sweep in this afternoon.

The Met Office has a yellow warning in place for London and the South East - including Oxfordshire - and the East Midlands, East of England, North West England, South West England, Wales and the West Midlands.

Yellow warnings are the lowest ranking though of its warnings, meaning to be aware.

There is light showers forecast for early this morning, drying up mid-morning.

The light stuff will fall again around lunchtime, with heavy rain or showers following, says the Met Office.

Light showers will then continue through the evening.

And if you're hoping that will be it, unfortunately the forecast for the Bank Holiday weekend is no more encouraging.

Heavy rain and heavy showers are forecast throughout the day on Saturday and light showers on both Sunday and Monday afternoons.

If you take any interesting weather pictures then please email them to us or post them to us via twitter @theoxfordmail.

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7:24am Thu 22 May 14

Sandy Wimpole-Smythe says...

Summer is here then.
Summer is here then. Sandy Wimpole-Smythe
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7:39am Thu 22 May 14

stayingafloat says...

Sandy Wimpole-Smythe wrote:
Summer is here then.
That is correct regardless of the weather. Well done.
[quote][p][bold]Sandy Wimpole-Smythe[/bold] wrote: Summer is here then.[/p][/quote]That is correct regardless of the weather. Well done. stayingafloat
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