The county is set to be hit by thunderstorms and torrential downpours today, with warnings of travel disruption and flooding.

The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for Oxfordshire yesterday, with the storms expected between 10am and 11.59pm.

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What to expect

  • There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds
  • There is a small chance of fast flowing or deep floodwater causing danger to life
  • Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services
  • Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures
  • There is a slight chance that power cuts could occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost
  • There is a small chance that some communities become cut off by flooded roads

Hour-by-hour forecast:

11am – cloudy

Noon – cloudy

1pm – cloudy

2pm – cloudy

3pm – cloudy

4pm – light rain

5pm – cloudy

6pm – cloudy

7pm – cloudy

8pm – cloudy

9pm– cloudy

10pm – cloudy

11pm – cloudy


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This story was written by Sophie Perry. She joined the team in 2021 as a digital reporter.

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