Flooding along parts of the River Severn is expected to last until at least Sunday, the Environment Agency has said, as authorities warned more rain could bring further disruption next week.Water is two metres deep in some areas and there have been emergency evacuations in the Shropshire town of Ironbridge after some defences buckled.Residents in the Worcestershire town of Bewdley were also been told to leave their homes after temporary flood defences were breached.West Mercia Police has warned residents to expect disruption until the end of next week as more rain is forecast.Speaking on Wednesday night, Deputy Chief Constable Julian Moss said: “The multi-agency response is set to continue for the next 10 days as the flood waters are set to recede quite slowly and are likely to be topped up again with additional rain over the weekend and at the end of next week. Advertisement “We would therefore ask people to take this into consideration when making accommodation arrangements for themselves and any pets or livestock.”We encourage everyone to heed the flood advice and remain vigilant around flood water.” More from Shropshire ‘Immediate evacuation’ ordered in town as flood barriers ‘overwhelmed’ Poetry Pharmacy: Meet the poet who prescribes verse instead… Read full this story
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