Visit our Friday floods live page for the latest updates on how the weather is affecting the West Midlands.
- Flood warnings cover Worcestershire, West Midlands, Warwickshire and Shropshire
- Numerous rural roads flooded as rivers break their banks
- Drivers rescued from stranded cars
- Some areas see three months' of rain in just a week
- Updates on Thursday 13 June 2019
That's it for today in terms of live updates on flooding issues in the West Midlands for Thursday.
BBC Midlands Live will return tomorrow from 07:00.
BBC Weather Watchers
There's plenty of surface water around across the West Midlands from the look of the photos we're getting sent by our local BBC Weather Watchers.
These three are from users Peter Steggles in Condover, Shropshire, Mollies Meadow in Redditch, Worcestershire and Bucko in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire:Copyright: Peter StegglesCopyright: Mollies MeadowCopyright: Bucko
The Rea Brook in Shropshire's continuing to swell with all the water from the rain this week pouring into it.
Dave Throup, from the Environment Agency,says this is the situation in the village of Hook-a-Gate, near Shrewsbury, this afternoon:Copyright: Environment Agency
He added it was fast-flowing as well, and that flows of 25 tonnes-per-second had been recorded.
Events this weekend are being cancelled with the bad weather, and with more rain forecast over the next couple of days.Copyright: Great Dawley Town Council
Great Dawley Town Council, Shropshire, has said it won't be holding its Malinslee and Dawley Bank Day in Telford on Saturday as the car park and fields are waterlogged.
While Wyre Forest District Council tweeted that the pop-up cafe planned for Saturday at Brinton Park, Kidderminster, won't be going ahead because of the rain.
Parking's going to be restricted on a road next to the River Severn in Ironbridge this evening.Copyright: Telford and Wrekin Council
Telford and Wrekin Council says it's to allow staff to clear gullies and deploy bungs at the Wharfage, to stop any flood water coming up through drains.
The authority's not expecting flood barriers to go up on the route as the weather forecast is improving.
Residents in houses below the level of Wharfage are going to be offered sandbags this evening from opposite the Tontine Hotel, in case they're needed.
There's some respite on the way from the rain in the latest weather forecast for the West Midlands.
But the wet weather is due to return tomorrow morning:
You can get a latest forecast at any other time by heading to the BBC Weather website.
Flood gates have been shut in Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire, this evening.
The Environment Agency said the level of the River Severn was rising and it would keep monitoring it over the weekend.Copyright: Environment AgencyCopyright: Environment Agency
Flowers that would have been used for a horse racing event in Staffordshire today have been given away after flooding forced it to be abandoned.Copyright: Uttoxeter Racecourse
This morning, Uttoxeter Racecourse said it had had 100mm (four inches) of water in six days and couldn't go ahead with its Ladies Night.
It tweeted that freshly cut flowers from the cancelled event were given away to local care and retirement homes.
The flood defences in a Worcestershire village prone to flooding are being used today as levels on the River Severn rise.Copyright: Environment Agency
The Environment Agency installed the pumps in Kempsey, near Worcester, in 2012 after a 20-year campaign by villagers.
There's a flood alert, meaning flooding is possible, covering the village after the week's heavy rain and the agency said it expected the river level to keep rising.
BBC News Travel
The railway lines which were blocked by flooding near Solihull have reopened this evening.Copyright: Network Rail
They have been shut southbound between Whitlocks End and Stratford-upon-Avon since this morning.
National Rail Enquiries tweeted that they were now open, but there would still be delays and alterations to services.
The number of flooded roads keeps increasing with new ones being reported in Cheshire and near Shrewsbury.
Cheshire East Council's tweeted that its latest one is Wrinehill Road, Nantwich, which it describes as extensively flooded:Copyright: Cheshire East Council
While Shrewsbury Police tweeted that they are checking rural roads for flooding and published this photo:Copyright: West Mercia Police
After telling you the number of flood warnings had fallen in the West Midlands and Cheshire this afternoon, they've increased again.Copyright: Jeff
The Environment Agency now has 10 in place with the newest ones including the River Penk, near Stafford, and the River Anker at Mancetter, Warwickshire.
The agency's flood warnings mean flooding is expected while alerts mean flooding is possible.
This is what a flood-plain looks like when it's in action in Shropshire.
The Environment Agency's Dave Throup's now in Atcham where he's said the River Severn's using the area "to good effect" with all the rain:Copyright: Environment Agency
BBC News Travel
Large number of roads, especially in rural areas, are blocked by flooding this afternoon which is also still affecting train services near Stratford-upon-Avon.
Road transport's replaced southbound trains with the railway lines under water between Whitlocks End, near Solihull, and Wilmcote, Warwickshire.
Travel information firm Inrix has a number of main roads affected by flooding, including the A38 Kingsbury Road in Castle Vale, New Street in Upton-upon-Severn and Gresty Lane in Nantwich, Cheshire.
Walcott Ford, in Drakes Broughton and Shell Ford near Droitwich are both closed due to flooding, Worcestershire County Council says.
Shell Ford in particular has a reputation for catching people out, with a number of drivers having to be erscued in recent years.
This was the scene in July 2014:Copyright: Jackie Trott
BBC News Travel
Drivers using country roads in the Solihull area are being warned that some are flooded this afternoon.
West Midlands Police said the heavy rain has flooded numerous fields.Copyright: West Midlands Police
Driving conditions remain hazardous in parts of the West Midlands, the Environment Agency is warning, with surface water and river flooding combining to cause problems.
There have been several reports of people getting stranded in flood water.Copyright: Dave Throup
BBC News Travel
A bus route is being diverted in Sutton Coldfield this afternoon because of flooding:
Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Severn from Shrewsbury to Upper Arley, the Environment Agency is warning.
This was the scene at the Welsh Bridge in Shrewsbury a little earlier. Flood barriers remain up across the river in Frankwell.