Flooding in Staffordshire has seen the A34 Meaford close in both directions.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue service say vehicles were stranded in the water overnight.
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Birmingham children's services is under the spotlight again after the death of the toddler at the hands of her legal guardian.
The toddler died after suffering eight months of abuse at the hands of her legal guardian Kandyce Downer.
After a cool start, Thursday will be another dry and warm day with some good spells of sunshine.