The River Severn at Minsterworth
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UK weather: River Severn bursts its banks

3 January 2014 Last updated at 10:55 GMT

Storms combined with unusually high tides have caused flooding in parts of south-west Britain.

The River Severn at Minsterworth in Gloucestershire has burst its banks.

Richard Hoyle, deputy station officer of Chepstow coastguard, said that authorities were patrolling area of the River Severn to ensure public safety.