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Flooding at King's Sutton

Flooding at King's Sutton

After more heavy rain over night an amber flood warning remains in place on the River Cherwell this morning (Tuesday) urging residents to ‘be prepared’ for flooding.

The latest flooding forecast issued by the Environment Agency yesterday (Monday) reads: “Levels on the the River Cherwell are now dropping along this section on the Cherwell, and should be returning back within banks during today. However the river does remain sensitive to further rainfall. The weather forecast is to expect showers to spread across the area later this morning and through the afternoon, some of these will be heavy. More heavy showers are expected overnight and through Tuesday.”

The flood warning covers the River Cherwell and its tributaries from Charwelton to just above Upper Heyford including Woodford Halse, Edgcote, Cropredy, Marston St Lawrence, Banbury, Kings Sutton and Hook Norton.

More showers are forecast today.

As of Monday at 1.30pm all Cherwell District Council’s car parks at Spiceball were reported open.

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