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Flood warnings across UK

Flood warnings and alerts remain in place across the country as forecasters predict more wet weather. 2012 looks set to become the wettest year on record for the UK.

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Water levels continue to rise at the River Severn

Water levels in Worcester continue to rise again as water pushes down from Shrewsbury. Credit: @DaveThroupEA

Water levels at the River Stour and Smestow Brook in Worcestershire continue to rise due to the rain today and peaking overnight, according to Environment Agency Manager for Herefordshire and Worcestershire, Dave Throup.

Mr Throup said that a flood alert has been issued in the area. He added that the River Severn in Worcestershire has "overtopped" the banks, expecting it to rise again as water pushed down from Shrewsbury.

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