“DOES Worcester have its very own Loch Ness Monster?” was the question on everyone’s lips today.

Geyser-like eruptions have been spotted exploding from various locations on Worcester’s flooded racecourse this afternoon, stunning witnesses.

Passers-by stopped to watch and film the strange phenomenon, asking 'is it a bird, is it a drain or is it Keith the seal?'

One woman suppressed a giggle as she said: “I think it’s the Loch Ness Monster. They’ve been looking for it for years and it turns up here on Pitchcroft!”

However, some were convinced it was something far more mundane including a drainage problem on the racecourse.

Gulls were circling the spot, leading some to speculate that it was a porpoise or a seal.

More to follow.