Emergency services warnings over high winds and rain

The emergency services are asking people to take extra care as high winds and rain return across the region. Flooding has already caused disruption in some parts of the Midlands this Christmas. Get the latest updates here.

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Severn Trent sees rise in calls due to flooding

Bosses at the firm say they are keeping a close eye on the flooding situation Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Severn Trent have said the rain and storms over the last few days have led to an increase in calls form customers.

Extra staff are working at the firm's call centres and additional teams are being used on the ground to deal with flooding issues.

The company supplies water to more than four million households across the Midlands.

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