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GALLERY: Drone footage reveals scale of Shropshire flooding

By Harry Leather | Bridgnorth | Latest photos | Published:

See all the latest flooding photos from across Shropshire where the River Severn has reached near-record levels.

Scroll through our gallery above for photos from the air and ground from across Shropshire and Mid Wales.

And the drone footage below reveals the scale of flooding in Shrewsbury and Ludlow after the Severn and Teme rivers burst their banks this week.

WATCH: Drone footage shows Shrewsbury flood

Dan Catt's video from the Quarry Park in Shrewsbury shows the flooding there on Tuesday

Shrewsbury, UK, Quarry Floods Feb 2020, drone footage

Shrewsbury, Ironbridge and Bridgnorth were all under water after the Severn almost reached its highest-ever level, while the River Teme reached unprecedented levels and flooded both Ludlow and Tenbury Wells.

Meanwhile the River Vyrnwy overflowed and cut off regular flooding spot Melverley.

WATCH: Drone footage shows Ludlow flood

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Luke Smith's (Lukazure) footage shows how much of Ludlow was flooded on Sunday

Ludlow Floods, February 2020, filmed from above by drone

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Flood warnings remained in place on Wednesday, with the Government continuing to warn of danger to life in Ironbridge.

With further rain forecast, river levels were not expected to return to normal for some time.

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Harry Leather

By Harry Leather
Digital Editor - @hleather_star

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