Three new severe flood warnings issued for Midlands

Three new severe flood warnings have been issued by the Environment Agency for the Midlands. They include:

  • River Severn at Minsterworth and Quedgeley including Calcott's Green
  • Tidal Severn from Elmore to Rodley including Longney
  • Westbury, Broadoak and Newnham on the Severn Estuary

There are currently 17 severe flood warnings in place, which are issued when there is a threat to life or property.

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Residents along Thames prepare for more flooding

The Environment Agency has warned communities along the River Thames throughout Surrey, Berkshire and Oxfordshire of the risk of further flooding, after it burst its banks. There are currently more than 70 flood warnings in place.