The Environment Agency has said that river levels on the River Severn should peak tonight.
The river, which has been swelling since Saturday, meant flood defences were put in place last night in Bewdley, Worcestershire.
Chris Bainger from the Environment Agency explains why despite normal rainfall, precautions were put in place.
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Sporadic outbreaks of rain will spread to all areas overnight, with some heavy bursts at first.
Cloudy with outbreaks of rain, mainly after midnight. Winds will start to ease.
Police say he has links to the Hall Green and Olton areas of Birmingham and could have made his way there.