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In pictures: Impassable streets across the Midlands

Streets across the Midlands looked eerily quiet as people took refuge indoors after torrential rain hit the region.

The following pictures have been submitted to us by viewers.

Digbeth, Birmingham Credit: Nathan Coyle
Digbeth, Birmingham Credit: Nathan Coyle
Digbeth, Birmingham Credit: Nathan Coyle
G-Scales nursery, Lichfield Credit: Charlotte Woodward

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Family of businessman shot dead make fresh appeal

Akhtar Javeed Credit: West Midlands Police

The family of warehouse owner Akhtar Javeed who was shot dead at his Birmingham business have made an appeal for his killers to come forward.

The 56-year-old was killed during an attempted armed robbery in Digbeth on 3 February.

Left to right: Sheraz Batti (son-in-law of Akhtar Javeed), Lilas Javeed (daughter), DS Mark Payne (Senior Investigating Officer) Credit: Andy Bevan / ITV News Central
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