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After the Storms, the Deluge

After one of the stormiest Decembers on record, with relentless wet and windy weather continuing into the New Year, flooding has returned to much of Southern England. The storms brought wind and rain to many parts of the United Kingdom with southern and western coasts most badly affected. The most severe storm affecting Radley occurred …

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Pictures of flooding in Abingdon in November 2012

The River Thames, 27 November 2012   The view from Abingdon Bridge.   Marooned boats in Abingdon Meadow as seen from Abingdon Bridge.   Flooded meadows   The towpath south of Abingdon Bridgewith only the line of benches showing where it is safe to walk   The view to the south towards St Helens.   …

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More flooding as rivers swell after week of rain

It has been raining almost continuously over most of the country for almost a week. Rainfall amounts in Radley have been high, but not exceptionally so. However this rain has been falling on already sodden ground after one of the wettest summers on record. The situation further west, in the Thames catchment, has been much …

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Pictures of flooding in Radley in November 2012

Following the torrential rain over the previous few days, local resident Jon Tooke ventured down the lane from Lower Radley to the College Boathouse on the Thames and recorded this selection of photos of the flooding in the area.   Water, water, water everywhere   Waterlogged!   Due to the height of the flood water, …

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Winter Returns to Oxfordshire – Some photographs taken on Christmas Day 2010

Christmas Day 2010 was the day the sun shone. The snow, which fell the previous weekend, was still there. Not exactly a proper White Christmas, since no snow fell, but much more like what people dream of: deep snow sparkling in cold winter sunshine making for some spectacular scenery, and generally very pleasant to be …

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Winter Returns to Oxfordshire with a Vengeance

The icy blast of arctic air that has engulfed the country since the 24th November brought snow to many parts of the country, but Oxfordshire and some neighbouring counties largely escaped the worst of this weather, until now. The snow finally arrived on the morning of 18th December when 14cm  of snow fell in Radley …

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Severest Winter Weather for 30 Years Grips County

The severe wintry weather that had been affecting many other parts of the country since before Christmas finally reached Oxfordshire on Tuesday. Over 20cm of snow fell on Radley during Tuesday night and continued throughout falling Wednesday with severe adverse consequences for transportation and other services.  Clearing skies on Wednesday night resulted in temperatures dipping …

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Pictures of flooding at the Radley Lakes in July 2007

The Radley Lakes, 23-27 July 2007   Receding floodwaters at NW corner of Lake H/Ias seen from near the “level crossing gate” at SU 519972.This marks the northernmost limit of the flood and is similar to that of January 2003.(27 July 2007)   The view to the south from the top of npower’s earth mound(seen …

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Pictures of flooding by the Thames in Abingdon in July 2007

The River Thames, 23-25 July 2007   Abingdon Meadow as seen from Tithe Farm on the evening of 23 July 2007.The meadow is completely covered by floodwaters and edged in the distanceby a row of boats moored along what should have been the river’s edge.   The view to the south of Abingdon Bridge on …

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Pictures of flooding by the Ock in Abingdon in July 2007

The River Ock, 22 July 2007 The River Ock in full spate, looking west from Ock Bridge, 22 July 2007   The Old Canal Bridge over the Ock in Abingdon, where the same river can be seensquirting into the Thames at St Helens Wharf, on 22 July 2007.The water clearly cannot get away fast enough with …

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