Water levels rise as River Severn peaks at Shropshire

Car submerged in flood deluge at Pitchcroft in Worcester. Credit: @DaveThroupEA

The Environment Agency Manager for Herefordshire and Worcestershire Dave Throup has said that the River Severn at Shropshire has peaked at Crew Green with a peak in Shrewsbury and Ironbridge later today.

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