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Flood warnings and alerts still in place across Midlands

Cropthorne Mill is surrounded by floodwater from the River Avon in Fladbury, Worcestershire, after heavy rain Photo: Joe Giddens/PA

A total of 11 flood warnings and 11 flood alerts are still in place across the Midlands today.

Flood warnings, which signal that flooding is expected and urge people to take immediate action, are in place at several points along the River Severn.

In particular, people in the following areas are at risk:

  • Pitchcroft, north Worcester
  • Chaceley and Haw Bridge, including Tirley and Town Street
  • Abbots Court, Deerhurst
  • Ashleworth
  • East Waterside, Upton-upon-Severn
  • Hanley Castle and Saxons Lode, including properties next to the river
  • Hanley Road, Upton-upon Severn
  • South Worcester
  • Court Meadow, Kempsey and Callow End
  • Apperley and The Leigh
  • Severn Ham, Tewkesbury, including Abbey Mill, Upper and Lower Lode and Shakespeare Court
Swans swim through flood waters in Worcester after the River Severn burst its banks this week Credit: Joe Giddens/PA

In addition, 11 flood alerts - which warn that flooding is possible and encourage people to be prepared to take action if necessary - have been issued for the following areas:

  • River Frome, Herefordshire
  • Upper Teme, River Onny and River Corve and tributaries, upstream of Ludlow
  • Severn Estuary
  • River Avon, Worcestershire
  • River Severn, Worcestershire
  • River Severn, Gloucestershire
  • River Severn, Shropshire
  • River Lugg, south of Leominster
  • River Wye, Gloucestershire
  • River Wye, Herefordshire
  • Severn Vyrnwy Confluence

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