Mother and young daughters rescued in Tewkesbury

A rescue commander from Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire carries 19-month-old Beth with her mother Tina Bailey carrying sister Hannah Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire
Tina Bailey and her two daughters, Beth and Hannah, are evacuated in Tewkesbury Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

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Risk of floods as rivers swell

Swollen rivers are still at risk of flooding over the next few days, the Environment Agency has said, as icy temperatures take hold of the UK. The rivers Thames, Trent and Severn remain at very high levels despite the improving weather.