Hour-by-hour forecast as thunderstorms set to hit county

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Hour-by-hour forecast as thunderstorms set to hit county
Hour-by-hour forecast as thunderstorms set to hit county

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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Oxford Mail: A yellow weather warning has been issued for Oxfordshire
Oxford Mail: A yellow weather warning has been issued for Oxfordshire

A yellow weather warning has been issued for Oxfordshire

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.

You can get in touch with her by emailing: sophie.perry@newsquest.co.uk

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