Firefighters in Shropshire will soon be better equipped to tackle fuel and chemical spills. New kit on board the brigade's 4x4s can block drains, plug fuel leaks and absorb liquids. It will also help to prevent environmental disasters.
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A band of persistent, occasionally heavy rain moves eastwards over the region.
Winds increasing further on Monday morning with a persistent band of rain sinking south across the area by midday.
Thousands of runners took part in the Great Birmingham 10K. The 6.2mile event went around the city, ending on Broad Street.