Man Dies in Flooding

Retired maths teacher Mike Ellis has died after being swept away in a swollen stream in Shropshire.

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Man dies in flash flooding

A man has died after being swept away by flood water in Shropshire.

The police helicopter and the fire service were involved in a full search of the stream at Bitterley near Ludlow at 10:30am.

An hour and a quarter later the body of a man in his sixties was recovered from the water and paramedics were unable to revive him.

He is yet to be formally identified.

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