Deer escape flood waters at Slimbridge

Heavy rain in Gloucestershire has caused large waves to spread up the Severn.

These two Roe deer had to swim for their lives during high tide to escape the flood waters at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust in Slimbridge:

Video courtesy of Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge

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Bradford on Avon's flood defences hold firm

Flood warnings remain in place across large parts of the region as the West Country once again takes a battering from winter storms. Flood defences at Bradford on Avon have so far proved successful.