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Midlands flooding, the latest

A resident walking through a flooded village in Herefordshire Photo: ITV Central

The Environment Agency has warned that parts of the River Severn are still rising following heavy rainfall yesterday and overnight.

The four flood warnings currently in place are for Tewkesbury, River Sow at Tixall and in the St Thomas area, the River Dove at Doveridge and Sudbury, as well as 22 Flood Alerts.

Barriers have been taken down at Welsh Bridge as the flood peak has passed Shrewsbury.

Residents are being advised to remain vigilant along the River Severn as water moves down river.

Heavy showers are predicted in the south-west of the Midlands today.

There are likely to be further rises in some river levels, particularly on the Severn over the next 24 - 36 hours.

For the latest information on flood risks near to you:

The latest flood warnings, updated every 15 minutes, can be found at: [http://www.environment-agency.


The latest three day flood forecast can be found at: [http://www.environment-agency.


Social media updates are available from the Environment Agency’s Midlands twitter account, [

envagencymids](, national twitter account,, and Facebook Page,[


People can also sign up to flood alerts via the FloodAlerts Facebook App: [


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