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Swollen River Severn Floods Parts of Shrewsbury

People living along the swollen River Severn in England remained on high alert on February 27 after days of flooding.

A severe flood warning, with a risk to life, was in place at Ironbridge. In nearby Shrewsbury, a warning was in place, with further rainfall forecast and another weather system expected by Friday, February 28.

This video shows conditions at Welsh Bridge in Shrewsbury on February 26, where the water can be seen almost at the top of the bridge’s arches. Credit: Shaun Jenks via Storyful