Hereford & Worcester

School reopens after flash floods

Kingsland flooding
Image caption Cars became stuck in Kingsland, north Herefordshire

A school has reopened and there are no flood warnings in place for Herefordshire and Worcestershire following Thursday's torrential rain.

Westacre Middle School in Droitwich had been closed after a downstairs classroom was flooded.

The fire service received 150 calls as people's homes flooded or cars became trapped in the water.

A spokeswoman said eight people and a dog were among those to have been rescued.

The Redditch ring-road has reopened after closing when a wall collapsed.

The Environment Agency said up to 35mm of rain had fallen in one hour in Herefordshire.

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