Heavy rain forecast for Oxfordshire as severe weather warning issued

Heavy rain forecast for Oxfordshire as severe weather warning issued

Heavy rain forecast for Oxfordshire as severe weather warning issued

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THE county is bracing itself for more rain after a severe weather warning was issued for the area.

The Met Office issued the yellow warning for rain this morning, and is predicting up to 30mm in three hours or less.

The heavy rainfall, which will include local thundery downpours, is due to a "deeply unstable airmass", according to the meteorological group.

There is a risk of surface water flooding as a result.

A spokesman for the Met Office said West Oxfordshire was most likely to be affected.

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11:55am Thu 29 May 14

GTS kiddy says...

Really??? the video below shows this is for the 20th May.
Really??? the video below shows this is for the 20th May. GTS kiddy
  • Score: 4

1:55pm Thu 29 May 14

mytaxes says...

Your weather forecast does not show torrential rain?
Your weather forecast does not show torrential rain? mytaxes
  • Score: 2

3:43pm Thu 29 May 14

alexlane says...

Typical WG reporting!
Typical WG reporting! alexlane
  • Score: 0

8:11pm Thu 29 May 14

Dilligaf2010 says...

Hasn't arrived yet, and the yellow warning expires in 2 hours....
Hasn't arrived yet, and the yellow warning expires in 2 hours.... Dilligaf2010
  • Score: 0

1:06pm Fri 30 May 14

Adrian1 says...

Didn't notice any such warning last night on any news, might have missed it I suppose. Either the weather as it's inclined to do, changed from rather quiet forecast, or according to 'Will it rain today' weather radar read out we're affraid of a few 0.03mm - 1mm random pop up pixels.
Didn't notice any such warning last night on any news, might have missed it I suppose. Either the weather as it's inclined to do, changed from rather quiet forecast, or according to 'Will it rain today' weather radar read out we're affraid of a few 0.03mm - 1mm random pop up pixels. Adrian1
  • Score: 0

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