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Water shortage continues

A bore hole in better times Photo: ITV Meridian

Across the Thames Valley there is deficit of 417 millimeters of rain. Heavy rain in April has only made up for 16% of that deficit.

Thames Water say many bore holes in the Thames Valley are low and some, like Stoney Manor bore hole, are so low that it is impossible for them to get a reading.

Despite this, 30 flood alerts remain in place in the South and South East.

Alerts are in place on:

River Thames

Ginge Brook

Lower River Loddon

River Cherwell from Lower Heyford down to and including Oxford

Upper River Colne and Radlett Brook

River Evenlode from Moreton in Marsh to Cassington

River Glyme at Wootton and Woodstock

River Blackwater and the Cove Brook

River Pang from East Ilsley to Pangbourne

River Dikler from Condicote to Little Rissington

Chertsey Bourne

River Ock from Watchfield to Abingdon

Letcombe Brook at Wantage, Grove and East Hanney

River Roding

River Cole and Dorcan Brook

River Thame and Chalgrove Brook- River Ray