Flood defences hold at Bradford on Avon

The rising waters of the Avon are held back by flood defences Credit: ITV News Westcountry

Flood defences at Bradford on Avon have so far held, preventing a repeat of the kind of flooding seen at Christmas in the Wiltshire town. But a flood warning remains in place for the area.

Defences hold back waters near the Swan Hotel Credit: ITV News Westcountry

This morning the Environment Agency said river levels were stable but could rise further in response to forecast rainfaill.

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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.