Flash flooding causes more chaos across the Midlands

Further torrential downpours have hit many parts of the region causing flash flooding.

Several flood warnings and alerts are still in place on Friday.

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Leicestershire T20 match abandoned due to floods

Leicestershire T20 match abandoned due to floods Credit: ITV News Central

Leicestershire County Cricket Club said it is 'disappointed' to announce that today’s NatWest T20 Blast match against Worcestershire Rapids has been abandoned due to the bad weather.

Aylestone was affected by flash flooding on Tuesday and the Fischer County Ground had water gathering in the far corner of the ground.

The club said an inspection has been conducted by match umpires and they concluded that the ground is unfit for play today.

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