FLOODING is still affected roads in Worcestershire. Here are the latest closures for those of you travelling in the county today:

  • Hylton Road, Worcester
  • Worcester Bridge
  • Hanley Road, Upton
  • Bewdley bridge (with a free shuttle bus from 6.30am-9.30pm between Queensway, Wribbenhall and Load Street)
  • Stourport Road and Switchback, Bewdley

Worcestershire Highways and Travel have said the river levels are rising so it is recommended that drivers park farther away from the river.

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There are free student school shuttle buses available during the floods:

From Upton to/from Hanley Castle High School while Hanley Road is closed.

From Bewdley to/from Bewdley School whilst Bewdley bridge is closed to pedestrians.

Worcester Bridge closes from 9.30am to allow the contraflow system to be put in place.

Worcester Highways and Travel tweeted: "Due to rising river levels preparations are now being made to put in place the contraflow arrangements on New Road, Worcester. New Road will be closing from 9.30am and reopening as soon as possible under contraflow."

Drivers are being asked to please use Carrington Bridge to cross river this morning.

River levels are rising again after a midweek dip.

There are 22 flood warnings in place across Worcestershire today and 13 flood alerts.