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"Big winter flood" hits the Midlands

The scene in Worcester Town Centre where flooding has cut off many parts Credit: Dave Throup @DaveThroupEA

Water levels in places on the river Severn are at their highest for five years The Environment Agency has described conditions as "a big winter flood".

Levels along parts of the river Trent in Derbyshire are well above six metres and not expected to peak until tomorrow.

Flooding on the River Dove in Hatton, Derbyshire Credit: Martin Handley

In Worcester the Severn was set to peak today measuring 5.3 metres which is double the usual level.

Dozens of minor roads have been closed due to flooding and swathes of countryside is under water.

In scenes reminiscent of November: Water levels under Atcham bridge, Shrewsbury, Warwickshire Credit: Dave Russ

Flood defences in Worcestershire at Bewdley, Upton-upon-Severn and Kempsey have worked in keeping the Severn at bay, having failed in last month's floods, devastating many homes.

To see if your area is affected see the Environment Agency website.

Flooding at Atcham, Shrewsbury has turned many areas into a 'no-go' zone Credit: Dave Russ

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