Severn Trent Water say they have dealt with double the number of calls during the recent heavy downpours. Seventy percent of the calls turned out to be unnecessary. Watch Andy Bevan's full report.
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The country is generally seen as a safe place and experts today said incidents like the death of backpacker Mia Ayliffe-Chung were rare.
Fine and dry, with warm sunny spells on Wednesday.
A dry and fine day. Some thundery rain possible later.