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Flooding in Oxford, county on Red Alert

Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
01/12
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Oxfordshire Fire Brigade pump out basements in Western Avenue, Oxford. Some properties already have 12 inches of water in them.
Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
02/12
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Locals in Oxford wade through the rising flood water.
Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
03/12
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Some enterprising Oxford residents have already chained their boats to the fence for a prime parking position.
Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
04/12
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Flooding in Oxford near Magadalen bridge and the Botanical Gardens.
Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
05/12
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Flooding in Oxford near Magadalen bridge.
Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
06/12
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Flooding in Oxford near Magadalen bridge.
Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
07/12
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Flooding in Oxford near Magadalen bridge.
Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
08/12
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The Christ Church College Deer have been moved to the rugby pitch away from the rising flood water.
Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
09/12
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One of the local pubs is perilously close to flooding next to the Thames in Oxford.
Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
10/12
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Residents in Western Avenue, Oxford, awoke this morning to find their properties flooded.
Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
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Riverside apartments in Oxford are close to flooding as the water levels in the Thames continue to rise.
Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
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Riverside apartments in Oxford are close to flooding as the water levels in the Thames continue to rise.
  • Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
  • Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
  • Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
  • Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
  • Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
  • Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
  • Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
  • Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
  • Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
  • Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
  • Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert
  • Flooding in Oxford county on Red Alert

The Isis (river Thames) breaks its banks in Oxford encroaching on the botanical gardens. Around 10,000 homes in Oxfordshire were under the threat of flooding as a surge swept through the county’s waterways.

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