It's hard to believe that only two months ago, some of the region's tourist hot spots like Ironbridge and Matlock in Derbyshire, were coping with some of the worst flooding this country has seen.

ITV Central's reporter Yasmin Bodalbhai has been speaking to homeowners and businesses who were effected by the floods and are now having to adapt to a second crisis - the coronavirus pandemic.

Vic Haddock, who owns a canoe company in Ironbridge, was deeply effected by the floods after the river rose so high that his holiday let was under 5 feet of water.

He now says the year has been completely written off by the pandemic and that there's "no money coming in".

WATCH: Drone footage of the Ironbridge now compared to the damage caused by flooding a couple of months ago.

Freya King from Matlock in Derbyshire had just opened a new Toy Shop when the floods hit last November.

She says the effects of the pandemic are "worse in the sense that it's lasted longer".

However she is remaining positive with hopes that her shop will be open for the summer.

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