River Cherwell on flood alert through Oxford

First published in Countywide Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author by , Crime Reporter, also covering Barton and Wood Farm. Call me on (01865) 425427

A FLOOD warning has been issued over the River Cherwell in north Oxford this morning.

The Environment Agency updated its list of nine Oxfordshire waterways said to be at risk of flooding.

It comes after heavy rain over the weekend.

The River Thames is at risk by north Oxford and through to Eynsham and Yarnton.

So too is The Ock from Abingdon to Watchfield, Letcombe Brook around Wantage, The Evenlode from Moreton-in-Marsh to Cassington, The Glyme at Woodstock, and The Thame from Marsworth to Dorchester.

Also still on alert is Chalgrove Brook and The Ray and its tributaries from Shipton Lee to Islip.

The weather is forecast is to be a mainly dry today.

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