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Flood alerts issued
1:00am Saturday 7th July 2012 in Headlines
FLOOD alerts are now in force for a number of rivers and brooks around Oxfordshire as a result of yesterday's heavy rain.
Alerts issued by the Environment Agency, warning that flooding of low-lying land and roads is possible and householders should take precautions, cover the following watercourses:
- River Evenlode from Moreton-in-Marsh to Cassington, including Kingham, the Wychwoods villages, Charlbury and Long Hanborough.
- River Glyme at Wootton and Woodstock.
- River Ray, from Shipton Lee to Islip, including Blackthorn and Murcott.
- River Thame, including Thame, Shabbington, Ickford, Waterperry, Wheatley, Drayton St Leonard and Overy.
- Chalgrove Brook at Chalgrove and Stadhampton.
- Langford and Wendlebury Brooks and their tributaries from Stratton Audley down to the M40 near Merton, including Bicester and Wendlebury.
For the latest information, click on the link to the Environment Agency website.