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After an historically dry summer last year, Britain has been soaked this summer with one of its wettest on record. In the wake of flooding that began last week, hundreds of thousands of people by midweek lacked clean water, and many were forced to evacuate. These residents of Otney Island near Oxford navigated their way through flooded streets Wednesday, but Oxford was spared the worst of the flooding. Oxford University was undamaged, as most of its buildings are on higher ground. Drier weather was expected for Friday and Saturday across much of England.
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