FLOOD alerts remain on the river Severn in Worcester and Worcestershire after another night of heavy rain.

Two Environment Agency alerts telling people to be prepared are currently in place at the river Severn in Worcestershire and at Kempsey village.

There is also a flood alert on the river Avon in Worcestershire.

The Environment Agency said levels along the River Severn have fallen but remain high as a result of recent rainfall and the risk of flooding remains.

Drone footage captured by Naitik Ahir

It said: "We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Highley to Tewkesbury.

"Locations affected are Stourport, Holt Fleet, Worcester, Kempsey, Severn Stoke, Upton upon Severn, South Quay, Diglis Parade and the Hylton Road towpath, B4195 Stourport Road.

"Flooded drains may affect the racecourse and Worcester County cricket ground.

"New Street Gate is now closed at Upton upon Severn. Install property level protection if required."

River levels at Saxons Lode, Worcester, Diglis, and Kempsey Yacht Club river gauges peaked on Saturday (February 10).

Bewdley peaked at 3.56m on Sunday evening (February 11).

The Environment Agency continued: "Some further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours, we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation.

"Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses which may be flooded."

River levels have fallen but also remain high at the Kempsey Yacht Club river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall.

Consequently, the risk of flooding remains.

The Environment Agency added: "We expect flooding to affect low lying land and Squires Walk in the area of the Hatfield Brook, Kempsey. Kempsey Flood Alleviation scheme is operational."

Along the river Aon in Worcestershire, river levels have fallen but remain high at the Bredon river gauge.

The Environment Agency expects flooding to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon from Abbotts Salford to Tewkesbury.

"Other locations that may be affected include Offenham, Evesham, Twyning and the Eckington Road. Mill Bank Road from Jubillee Bridge to Fladbury is impacted."

Bredon peaked at 3.31m on Saturday afternoon.

The flood alert covers river Avon from Salford Priors to Tewkesbury.