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Midlands Live: Breaking news and floods latest
News, sport, travel and weather updates across the West Midlands and south Cheshire.
Ironbridge businesses call for new flood measures
Temporary flood defences buckled in Ironbridge during some of the worst floods in recent memory.
Help needed to rescue UK's old rainfall records
Pre-1960s handwritten rain gauge data can inform drought and flood planning, but only if digitised.
Laxey floods: New river wall will be 'sealed and watertight'
An access gate in a new riverside wall in Laxey will protect against future floods, a minister says.
Storm Jorge: New floods 'won't be as extreme'
More floods are expected in parts of the West Midlands but peak river levels will be lower.
Australia climate: Heavy floods in New South Wales
Parts of New South Wales have seen their heaviest flooding in almost 20 years.