Flood warning for Tewkesbury and along the River Severn

This was the scene outside Tewkesbury on Friday. Credit: ITV West Country

The Environment Agency is telling people living around the River Severn to expect flooding.

They have issued a flood warning at Severn Ham near Tewksbury which means flooding is expected and immediate action is required.

Tewkesbury has been highlighted to expect flooding. Credit: Environment Agency

Overnight measurements of the river levels remain high peaking at 3.76m around the Mythe Bridge and Upper Pound.

Drivers are being warned to avoid roads close to rivers as they are likely to be flooded.

Further flood alerts have been issued along the River Severn down to Gloucester, particularly Apperley and Maisemore.

The water levels quickly rose at Cheltenham's Boat House. Credit: ITV West Country