Midlands avoids worst of storm

Flood alerts are still in place as the Midlands appears to have avoided the worst of the storm, which has hit southern parts of the country more severely.

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Midlands flood warnings lowered to two

The Environment Agency have reduced the number of flood warnings in the Midlands to two.

The River Stour from Tredington to Clifford Chambers has now been removed from the warnings list. A flood warning means flooding is expected and immediate action is required.

Two flood warnings are still in place:

  • River Anker at Mancetter, Witherley and Atherstone.
  • River Anker at Grendon and Bradley Green.

Three flood warnings in place across Midlands

Three flood warnings are currently in place across the Midlands.

According to the Environment Agency, a flood warning means flooding is expected, and immediate action is required.

Current flood warnings in place:

  • River Anker at Mancetter, Witherley and Atherstone
  • River Anker at Grendon and Bradley Green
  • River Stour from Tredington to Clifford Chambers

29 flood alerts remain in place.

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Flood alerts reduced across the Midlands

The number of flood alerts across the Midlands has been reduced to 29.

One flood warning still remains in place for the River Stour from Tredington to Clifford Chambers including Halford, Newbold on Stour, Crimscote, Alderminster, Preston on Stour, Ailstone and Atherton on Stour.

A flood alert means flooding is possible, and people should be prepared.

A flood warning means flooding is expected, and immediate action is required.

For further information visit the Environment Agency website.

33 flood alerts and one flood warning remain in place

33 flood alerts currently remain in place across areas of the Midlands following the St Jude storm.

A flood alert means flooding is possible, and people should be prepared.

One flood warning is in place. The River Stour from Tredington to Clifford Chambers including Halford, Newbold on Stour, Crimscote, Alderminster, Preston on Stour, Ailstone and Atherton on Stour is the location the warning has been issued for.

A flood warning means flooding is expected, and immediate action is required.

For further information visit the Environment Agency website.

Commuters describe today's rail experiences

Commuters at Birmingham's New Street station have descried their experiences with the rail network, on a day where many services have been affected by the Atlantic storm.

Two travellers who came in from Derby told ITV News Central they were not really affected, although they did plan against disruption in advance. But a person from Suffolk says he does not really know how he is going to get home, as services to London are disrupted.

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First Midlands flood warning in place in Warwickshire

One flood warning has been put into place by the Environment Agency, following the heavy rain overnight and this morning.

A flood warning is in place Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The warning has been issued for the areas around the River Stour from Tredington to Clifford Chambers in Warwickshire.

The flood warning is one step up from an alert, and is in place to tell people that flooding is expected, and immediate action should be taken.

38 flood alerts in place across Midlands

The Environment Agency have issued 38 flood alerts spread across areas of the Midlands, with the full impact of storm St Jude expected to be felt this morning.

A flood alert means flooding is possible, and people should be prepared.

The alerts are in place in counties including:

  • Herefordshire
  • Gloucestershire
  • Worcestershire
  • Shropshire
  • Staffordshire
  • Leicestershire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Derbyshire
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