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7/26/2007

Video: 2000 Evacuated From Oxford

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London - Large parts of southern and central Britain remained in the grip of severe flooding on Wednesday, with the university town of Oxford the latest to be hit by the rising water of the Thames.

The authorities said some 250 people left their homes in Oxford voluntarily overnight as the river Thames burst its banks following the volumes of water flowing into it from tributaries.

Up to 2 000 people in the renowned university city have now been evacuated to take shelter in a football stadium.



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