SEVERAL roads and one school in the area have been closed due to severe flooding.
Currently Holloway Lane in Redditch, Icknield Street, at the junction of Primrose Hill in Alvechurch, and Fox Hill, also in Alvechurch, are closed.
And in Studley, the high school has also been closed due to flooding, and will reopen again on Monday.
More heavy rain has been predicted for later this afternoon.
Updates will follow.