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There were gasps from onlookers as the postman made light work of a flooded route.Read the full story ›
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From 12:20pm this afternoon the following roads in Shrewsbury are closed as a result of flooding:
- Gravel Hill Lane
- Sydney Avenue
- Chilton Farm Lane
- Cross Houses-Atcham
- Victoria Avenue
- Old Coleham
- Lane closure at Coleham Head to allow for the Severn Trent pump to be accommodated
Currently in attendance at flooded roadway,Chester road little Aston/ streetly. If out travelling avoid this road http://t.co/Hnyy8pfEpO
So then, Streetly is slowly flooding, we have no electric, and court just saved a cat. It's all going down here! http://t.co/USqvZR2Ox1
Freak hail storms have hit parts of the West Midlands this afternoon. Graham Cope took this picture of his garden in Wednesbury.
It's not just the cost of the clear-up operation many companies have had to deal with, but for many the loss of business was a big factor.
The county experienced the highest floods since those in 2007, displacing some from their homes and disrupting daily life for many.
But today everyone remains upbeat and the message is clear - firms are now very much open for business.