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Live Reporting

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  1. Flood warnings and alerts remain in place

    Residents have been warned to "remain vigilant" as more than a dozen flood warnings are in place and many roads still affected.

    Tewkesbury

    There are 13 warnings affecting Worcestershire, along the River Severn and Avon, and five in Shropshire.

    Flood defences were put up in Ironbridge on Saturday evening.

    The Environment Agency (EA) said river levels are dropping quickly on the Avon and Teme and falling slowly on the Severn upstream of Bewdley.

  2. Man questioned on suspicion of murder

    Officers have been given extra time to question a man arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found in Worcestershire.

    Murder scene

    The 25-year-old woman was found near to the fire station in Causeway Lane, Upton-upon-Severn, on Saturday.

    Police are asking anyone who was near the fire station between 23.00 on Friday and the early hours of Saturday to get in contact as they may have information that can help.

    The 44-year-old man remains in police custody.

  3. Video: Your 50-second weather forecast

    Rich Davis

    BBC Weather presenter

    It will be a dry day with some cloud and highs of 7C (45F).

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    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands
  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, from J4A for M42 to J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed and it's slow on M5 southbound from J4a M42 to J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a break down.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, at J2 for A441 Hopwood Park Services.

    M42 Worcestershire - M42 lane blocked on exit slip road to one southbound at J2, A441 (Hopwood Park Services), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  6. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, from J4A for M42 to J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound from J4a M42 to J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, from J5 for A38 Droitwich to J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound from J5, A38 (Droitwich) to J6, A4538 (Worcester), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, from J3 for A456 Quinton Expressway Halesowen to J4 for A38 Halesowen Road Bromsgrove.

    M5 West Midlands - One lane closed on M5 southbound from J3, A456 (Halesowen) to J4, A38 (Bromsgrove), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, from J5 for A38 Droitwich to J4A for M42.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J5, A38 (Droitwich) to J4a M42, because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  10. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, at J4 for A38 Halesowen Road Bromsgrove.

    M5 Worcestershire - M5 lane closed on exit slip road northbound at J4, A38 (Bromsgrove), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  11. Drier weather forecast for the next few days

    Shefali Oza

    BBC Midlands Today

    After what's been a wet week for much of the West Midlands, a better outlook for the weekend and the start of next week:

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    Video caption: Shefali Oza

    Keep up-to-date with the weather forecast for your area at any other time by going to the BBC Weather website.

  12. Behind the scenes at floods control room

    Here's a peak behind the scenes in the control room at Evesham's fire station, where the emergency services and the Environment Agency are planning their response to the flooding... fuelled by biscuits donated by a local supermarket.

    As well as rescues, monitoring river levels and putting up flood defences, they've been talking to people in affected homes and businesses - and the police and fire service have been out to visit some of those most vulnerable.

    Control room
    Control room

    At the end of yesterday, Dave Throup from the Environment Agency tweeted "What a day!"

  13. Flood water continues to rise as darkness falls

    The River Severn is still rising in Worcester and is expected to go up by another 30cm before it peaks.

    Worcester

    And this is the scene in Evesham where Dave Throup from the Environment Agency prepares to give the latest update on the flooding.

    Evesham
  14. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J5 for A38 Droitwich and J4A for M42.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J5, A38 (Droitwich) and J4a M42, because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  15. Watch: Part of town 'turned into lake'

    BBC Hereford and Worcester

    One of the places worst hit by flooding this week looks to be Evesham, in Worcestershire.

    This video shows an area in the town known as Waterside, which, with the River Avon swollen beyond its banks, has turned into a lake:

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    Video caption: Flooding in Evesham