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Man rescued from flooded road as barriers go up

Man rescued from flooded

A man has been protected after his vehicle stalled out in rising water and flood boundaries have been raised as stream levels keep on rising.

It took about an hour for firemen to protect the driver after he got adhered on the Melverley to Pentre street, in Shropshire, at 03:16 GMT.

  • Firemen asked individuals not to pass through overflowed streets or passages.
  • The Environment Agency has given flood admonitions for the streams Teme and Wye in Herefordshire and Shropshire.

Flood cautions have been given for various different streams around the West Midlands and flood safeguards have been set up in Shrewsbury, Bewdley and Upton-upon-Severn, with flood siphons introduced in Worcester.

Stream levels are estimate to top either at the end of the week or on Monday.

The Environment Agency said it expected additionally flooding with all the more substantial downpour conjecture and rising water because of stream down from Wales.

It said it was having to continually survey its arrangements due to Covid and had alternate courses of action to ensure it had enough staff accessible throughout the colder time of year.