The Bank Holiday is forecast to end with wet and windy weather as the Met Office issued a severe weather warning.
Heavy rain is forecast to spread from the south west and as much as 30mm could fall in some places, with strong and gusty winds also a possibility.
The warning is in place from 6am until 11.50pm and people are advised there may be some impact on holiday traffic and outdoor activities.
Met Office chief forecaster Eddy Carroll said: “A complex area of low pressure will bring an unexpected day’s weather to much of England and Wales on Monday.
“Rainfall amounts are likely to exceed 15mm quite widely, while a few places could see more than 30mm.
“There will be a lot of surface water and spray on roads, and winds will be locally strong and gusty.”
A yellow warning is the lowest level of warning issued by the Met Office and means people should be aware of risks posed by the weather and expect minor travel delays.
Amber warnings advise people to be well prepared before travelling and take precautions where necessary.
The highest level of alert, a red warning, suggests serious disruption and advises against all non-essential travel.
- Do you want alerts delivered straight to your phone via our WhatsApp service? Text NEWS or SPORT or NEWS AND SPORT, depending on which services you want, and your full name to 07767 417704. Save our number into your phone's contacts as Oxford Mail WhatsApp and ensure you have WhatsApp installed.
11:20am Monday 28th July 2014
What do you think? We welcome letters from our readers on a wide variety of subjects and you can send us a letter through the blue headline above.
Our top stories
9:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014
MICKEY Lewis backed James Roberts to come back stronger than ever after Oxford United were boosted by the news the striker’s hamstring injury was not serious.
4:21pm Wednesday 26th November 2014
A TEENAGER may have gone missing in the Abingdon area.
3:45pm Wednesday 26th November 2014
AN 11-week-old baby who died in suspicious circumstances last week has been named as Jayden Saxton.
11:47am Wednesday 26th November 2014
A LORRY has turned on its side on a roundabout in Kingston Bagpuize, blocking traffic on the A420 and A415.
11:56am Wednesday 26th November 2014
Here's today's interactive front page - with links to all the featured stories but extra stories today...
9:10am Wednesday 26th November 2014
Trains going from London Paddington to Oxford were delayed yesterday by signalling problems at Ealing Broadway.