Rain continues and focus of flooding moves upriver. Worcestershire flooding on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, in your pictures and tweets (From Worcester News)
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Rain continues and focus of flooding moves upriver. Worcestershire flooding on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, in your pictures and tweets
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- Flooding continued to affect Worcestershire today, with the focus of concern moving upstream to Bewdley.
- Here is the story of another day under water told in your pictures and tweets.
That's it for today; more updates tomorrow.
Thanks again to all our contributors.
And it's not over yet. This is what the Met Office was forecasting up to 9am on Thursday (Jan 9).
Yellow Warning of Rain for West Midlands : Herefordshire, Shropshire & Worcestershire valid from 1200 Wed 08 J... http://t.co/FzD8il02Y2— Met Office warnings (@metofficeWMids) January 7, 2014
... but this just makes things look wet.
Nice aerial of Powick Hams storing a lot of water. Courtesy David Hedges/SWNS.com pic.twitter.com/476GRpP0ur— Dave Throup (@DaveThroupEA) January 8, 2014
This makes things look rather pretty.
Now this is seeming the positive in an otherwise bleak situation.
The best thing about having floods in the Midlands is that all those people who won a speedboat on Bullseye will finally get to use them— steve hill (@mo1eyuk) January 8, 2014
...I can't, unfortunately, same the same about Worcestershire County Cricket Club's New Road ground.
... and tonight they're doing their job keeping the town dry.
Up went the flood barriers.
But by now the focus of attention was moving upstream to Bewdley.
Fortunately, rescuers were on their way by this morning.
There was drama down the river Severn at Maisemore, near Gloucester, where George Thompson and his family were surrounded by water. This was a tweet from earlier in the week.
It's going to be another long night of pumping with the water just 4 bricks from the top of the flood wall #floodglos— George Thompson (@George_LT) January 6, 2014
Environment Agency floods maestro Dave Throup takes up the story (as he has done so often this month)
Just a quick one. Sent by our oncoming incident commander on his way in. Bewdley sunrise. pic.twitter.com/nAivZQVB4v— Dave Throup (@DaveThroupEA) January 8, 2014
And a warning for Pitchcroft. Move those parked cars!
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