The Environment Agency has released a video that explains the process of deploying flood barriers in the Worcestershire town of Bewdley.
Depending on the severity of the flooding, three different defence walls are erected to help Bewdley remain dry.
See video below:
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Cold with some icy stretches to start. There will be sunny intervals and further blustery, wintry showers.
Early wintry showers will clear to give a mostly dry day with some sunny spells.
Scattered wintry showers will continue overnight. Clear spells will allow a frost to develop by morning.