Weather warning for thunderstorms in Oxfordshire

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A warning for thunderstorms has been issued for Oxfordshire. Picture: PA/ Canva
A warning for thunderstorms has been issued for Oxfordshire. Picture: PA/ Canva

A WARNING for thunderstorms has been issued for Oxfordshire.

The Met Office has put in place a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms today, with the warning remaining in place until Wednesday.

The Met Office warns ‘hit and miss thunderstorms’ are likely to develop throughout today, producing ‘some torrential downpours’.

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The following is what the Met Office has warned to expect:

  • Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures

  • There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from flood water, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds

  • Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services

  • There is a slight chance that power cuts could occur

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This story was written by Liam Rice, he joined the team in 2019 as a multimedia reporter.

Liam covers politics, travel and transport. He occasionally covers Oxford United.

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