02/01/2013 08:25 GMT | Updated 02/01/2013 12:05 GMT

Oxford Road, In Abingdon, Splits In Two After Bad Weather (PICTURES)

We know it's been raining cats and dogs, but the wet weather must have had an extra oomph to cause this huge crack in the road in Oxfordshire.

The road split in two after a recent bout of bad weather

It is not known what precisely when the A4183 in Boars Hill in Oxfordshire, pictured by ITV, began to crumble.

As it was: an image of the road before the crack

But the road in Abingdon, which is closed, appears to have been partially cordoned off after part of it fell away following the recent bout of bad weather.

The A4183 in Boars Hill in Oxfordshire, pictured by ITV

Oxfordshire County Council, which looks after Oxford Road, have not yet responded to a request for comment.

Last month the council were reportedly investigating subsidence at the road.