Torrential rain, hail and strong winds forecast for Saturday

Torrential rain, hail and strong winds forecast for Saturday

Torrential rain, hail and strong winds forecast for Saturday

First published in News

A YELLOW weather warning has been issued for Oxfordshire this Saturday due to the risk of heavy, thundery showers across south east England.

The Met Office said they cannot be sure exactly where these showers will form but there is a risk of torrential downpours, hail and strong winds leading to significant flooding. There is also a risk of lightning.

The warning is valid from 3am until 11.55pm on Saturday and the Met Office have warned the public to be aware of the risks of the bad weather and prepared for possible disruption.

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Randolph Hotel: Hundreds of witnesses watch as iconic venue burns

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Saturday 18th April 2015

WITNESSES of the fire that gripped the Randolph Hotel for hours yesterday described the moment they watched one of Oxford’s historic landmarks go up in flames.

Randolph Hotel: We won't let the fire destroy our wedding today

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Saturday 18th April 2015

WEDDING parties, transatlantic tourists and couples celebrating their anniversaries were among the guests evacuated from the five star hotel yesterday afternoon.

Randolph Hotel: Firefighters try to work out what sparked blaze

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Saturday 18th April 2015

FIRE crews are trying to establish exactly what caused the huge blaze at Oxford’s Randolph Hotel yesterday.

Slavery accused bailed after £40k security offered

Oxford Mail:

8:20am Saturday 18th April 2015

A WOMAN charged with conspiring to keep a man as a slave was granted bail yesterday after her brother-in-law offered a £40,000 security payment.

Video: Jayden’s memorial garden is place for everyone, says mum

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 18th April 2015

THE mother of murdered Jayden Parkinson said she hoped her daughter’s memorial garden would be a place for everyone in the community.

No evidence on boat, Robert Dobinson murder trial jury is told

Oxford Mail:

7:10am Saturday 18th April 2015

A WOMAN charged with stabbing her boyfriend to death in a supposed love row was not even on the riverbank where he died, her barrister said.

Jailed for 31 years: gang who sexually abused teenage girls

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 18th April 2015

A GANG of men involved in a catalogue of sexual offences against teenage girls in Banbury have been jailed for a total of 31 years and nine months.

Randolph Hotel: Traffic delayed as bus services are diverted

Oxford Mail:

6:10am Saturday 18th April 2015

THE fire at the Randolph hotel brought the city centre to a standstill on Friday afternoon.

Randolph Hotel: Iconic venue has played host to the great, the good and the infamous

Oxford Mail:

5:50am Saturday 18th April 2015

THE Grade II-listed Randolph Hotel was built in 1864 by William Wilkinson, an architect who also designed many other buildings in North Oxford.

Video: Mavis the sheep leading her flock's great escape through Chipping Norton ... and outwitting the police

Oxford Mail:

2:10pm Friday 17th April 2015

MAVIS the sheep has been saved from slaughter after she attempted to lead her flock on an escape to freedom through the streets of Chipping Norton yesterday.

Liberty Baker: Parents tell of their heartbreak killer driver only jailed for four years + video

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 17th April 2015

THE parents of Liberty Baker said they were “devastated” the man whose dangerous driving killed their daughter was only jailed for four years.

Video: Jayden's mother's emotions as Supergrass bassist opens memorial garden

Oxford Mail:

12:30pm Friday 17th April 2015

THE mother of murdered Jayden Parkinson said she hoped her daughter’s memorial garden would be a place for the community.

Lanterns set off in memory of Kyle Byfield as police extend time to quiz murder suspects

Oxford Mail:

9:53pm Friday 17th April 2015

Friends and family gathered this evening to remember Kyle Byfield.

UPDATE: Delays on the A34 after two crashes at Milton and Kidlington

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

1:06pm Friday 17th April 2015

A LORRY and two cars have crashed on the A34, closing one lane.

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9:21pm Tue 15 Jul 14

Amazinganman says...

This story wasn't taken from the Daily Express? Remember the headline 3 months of minus 30 at the start of the year?
Oh no we are going to get a storm! Not in England surely?
This story wasn't taken from the Daily Express? Remember the headline 3 months of minus 30 at the start of the year? Oh no we are going to get a storm! Not in England surely? Amazinganman
  • Score: 7

6:44am Wed 16 Jul 14

Dilligaf2010 says...

Had two days of Yellow Warnings from the Met Office for torrential rain last week, first of them there wasn't a cloud in the sky, second one, there was about an hour of rain in the evening.
Had two days of Yellow Warnings from the Met Office for torrential rain last week, first of them there wasn't a cloud in the sky, second one, there was about an hour of rain in the evening. Dilligaf2010
  • Score: 4

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