UK floods reach new areas

July 26, 2007
According to the BBC, fresh floods have hit Oxford while residents further along the River Thames have been warned that water levels are likely to peak later. Homes were evacuated in Oxford overnight while places including Reading, Henley and Caversham are braced for similar flooding. About 350,000 people in Gloucestershire without tap water are getting supplies, but could be cut off for up to 14 days...

LONDON, July 25, 2007 -- According to the BBC, fresh floods have hit Oxford while residents further along the River Thames have been warned that water levels are likely to peak later. Homes were evacuated in Oxford overnight while places including Reading, Henley and Caversham are braced for similar flooding. About 350,000 people in Gloucestershire without tap water are getting supplies, but could be cut off for up to 14 days...

To access the full story, see: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/6914876.stm.

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Also see: "British Prime Minister blames floods on climate change" (ENS Newswire)

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