Flood warning issued in south-east of county near Henley

Flood warning issued in south-east of county

Flood warning issued in south-east of county

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A flood warning has been issued in the south-east of Oxfordshire.

The warning - meaning people should expect flooding - covers the River Thames from Shiplake to Bolney Court near Henley, and includes Lower Shiplake and Wargrave.

The Environment Agency said in a statement: "River levels on the Thames in the Shiplake, Lower Shiplake and Wargrave area remain very high and out of banks. River levels are continuing to rise very slowly and remain sensitive to forecast rainfall".

Flooding of property is expected, officials say.

The Met Office says there will be some showers today, tomorrow and on Monday. Some heavier rain is due on Tuesday, while Wednesday will see prolonged spells of heavy rain.

Across the county, 11 flood less serious alerts are in place for:

- the River Cherwell from Lower Heyford down to and including Oxford

- the River Thames and Tributaries from Buscot Wick down to Kings Lock

- Clanfield Brook for Clanfield Village and the Shill Brook for Bampton.

- River Thame and Chalgrove Brook

- River Thames and tributaries in the Oxford Area

- River Ock from Watchfield to Abingdon, and also the Letcombe Brook at Wantage, Grove and East Hanney

- River Thames for the Abingdon Area

- Ginge Brook

- River Thames and its tributaries from Days Lock to above Pangbourne

- River Thames for Henley, Remenham, Medmenham and its tributaries

- Groundwater flooding in West Ilsley, East Ilsley, Compton, Chilton and West Hagbourne

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