Berkshire And Oxfordshire Snow Showers

27 December 2017, 10:23 | Updated: 27 December 2017, 12:32

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Strong winds and snow showers have left thousands of homes across Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Hampshire without power.

 


Strong winds and snow showers have left almost 14,000 homes in Berkshire and Oxfordshire and Hampshire without power this morning

Engineers are working to restore power as soon as possible

Some of the worst affected areas are around Newbury, Bracknell Basingstoke, and Oxfordshire

Thames Valley Police are warning drivers to take extra care on the roads and are already dealing with a number of accidents and also trees that have fallen overnight.

 

Drivers are being warned to slow down in icy conditions

-The A34 Northbound in Oxfordshire was blocked earlier due to a jackknifed lorry between Chilton and Milton Interchange

(pic from West Berks Rapid Response Cars)  

-there's also No service on Great Western Railway between Westbury and Reading due to fallen tree on the line.

and a team from the Environment Agency is monitoring water levels and has flood alerts in place across the country