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Last Updated: Saturday, 28 July 2007, 08:54 GMT 09:54 UK
Fresh warning for flood-hit homes
Oxford flooded
Water levels have started to subside but more rain is expected
People trying to clear up after the recent flooding in Oxfordshire are being warned to prepare for more heavy rain this weekend.

The Environment Agency has issued flood warnings for the Rivers Ock, Ray, Thames and Cherwell in the county.

The agency is urging people to be on their guard because, with the ground saturated, any heavy rainfall will run straight into the rivers.

About 900 homes have been flooded in the county since storms hit a week ago.

The areas most at risk over the weekend include homes near rivers in Charney Bassett, Abingdon, Islip, Eynsham and Oxford.

About 150 homes in Oxford were flooded on Wednesday after Thames tributaries burst their banks, spilling on to the river's already water-logged flood plain.

In Abingdon some 570 properties were flooded.


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