SEVEN flood alerts remain active in Oxfordshire this morning, warning of low-lying land and roads becoming submerged.

Although river levels have decreased since the deluge last week, the Environment Agency said it is 'closely monitoring' the situation today as more heavy rain is expected.

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Its flood alert service names Dorchester-on-Thames, Eynsham, Witney, Woodstock and Islip among the most at-risk areas in the county.

These are the alerts still in place: 

  • River Cherwell from Lower Heyford down to and including Oxford
  • River Evenlode from Moreton in Marsh to Cassington and also the River Glyme at Wootton and Woodstock
  • River Ray and its tributaries from Shipton Lee to and including Islip
  • River Thame and Chalgrove Brook
  • River Thames and tributaries from Buscot Wick down to Kings Lock
  • River Thames and tributaries in the Oxford area
  • River Windrush from Bourton to Newbridge

Oxfordshire County Council has not reported any road closures caused by flooding.