Standpipe warning as parts of Britain remain submerged

In Upton Upon Severn in Worcestershire river levels have risen 16ft in the last few days. But as Daybreak's Katy Fawcett found out it's still no where near enough to eliminate the possibility of standpipes.

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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.