The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have attended a Royal Maundy Service at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford.
Eighty-seven men and women - one for each of the Queen's 87 years received Maundy money.
The white purses contain uniquely minted Maundy money and the red purse will contain a £5 coin and 50 pence coin commemorating the 60th anniversary of The Queens Coronation.
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Cloud and outbreaks of rain will ease away eastwards during the morning, clearing the east coast around midday with sunny spells developing.
Police and emergency services are attending the scene.
Rebel-held east remains at risk while the pumping station supplying the western part of the city is once again in operation.