Fallen tree closes road in Birmingham

The large tree blocking Queensbridge Road in Birmingham
The large tree blocking Queensbridge Road in Birmingham Credit: ITV Central
Branches hit a wall near the Swanshurst School
Branches hit a wall near the Swanshurst School Credit: ITV Central

For more on Birmingham's weather conditions visit the ITV Central website.

Advertisement

Standpipes 'could return'

Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman has raised the possibility of standpipes returning to UK streets if the country is hit by a third dry winter in a row.The warning comes as fears of further flooding remain following heavy rains.