More flooding in Maidenhead
The River Thames has again overflowed its banks
in Maidenhead. This time it is worse than the flooding
that occurred back in November. More roads are closed or difficult
to pass because the river is higher. Also tributary streams are overflowing
producing problems for businesses and householders not directly alongside
Ray Mill Road is closed between the bridge and
Boulter's Lock. Some roads around the lock are closed. The Pound in
Cookham is closed, and traffic is being diverted away from the modern
road and along the old causeway road which is higher, though only
Latest update - Tuesday 19 December at 12:15
Ray Mill Road is now passable. Cookham bridge is still closed. The alert from the Environment Agency has now been downgraded from Severe Flood Warning to Flood Warning.
These photographs were taken on Saturday afternoon,
16 December, unless otherwise stated. There's more photos, including
Cookham, on this page.
Ray Mead Road, near Boulter's Lock.
View of Boulter's Lock bridge, on the left. Compare this with
the same view in normal conditions, actually in 1997 below...
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