FLOOD warnings are still in place after after stormy weather swept through the borough.

This is the scene at Loddon Bridge Park and Ride today, which remains closed to shoppers and commuters.

Dr Roger Brugge, a meteorologist from Reading University, said the worst of the weather happened between 10pm last night and 4am this morning.

Dr Brugge said: "The strongest gust at the university was one of 52 mph at about 4.10am this morning, at which point the rain ceased and the winds began to ease."

There will be spells of showery rain for the rest of today and throughout the weekend.

Flood warnings are still in place along the River Thames for Shiplake, Lower Shiplake and Wargrave and the River Loddon at Twyford, Charvil and Wargrave.

The Environment Agency says flood alerts also remain for River Thames and its tributaries from Days Lock to above Pangbourne, the River Thames from Pangbourne to Purley and Mapledurham to Sonning, the River Kennet from Thatcham to Reading, the Lower River Loddon, River Pang from East Ilsley to Pangbourne and Sulham Brook, and Emmbrook.

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