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Flood warnings across the region
Tornado in Hereford
A resident filmed the tornado during a storm
A number of flood warnings remain in place across the West Midlands region after recent heavy rain.

There have been warnings on the River Anker from Nuneaton to Tamworth and on the Leam between Marton and Leamington.

They were also in place on the Tame from Hopwas to Alrewas and on the Trent from Yoxall to Drakelow and Drakelow to Clay Mills.

About 100 homes were flooded in Fazeley, Staffs, forcing people to go to a community centre, on Saturday.

Lost power

Staffordshire Fire Service helped move residents out of Brook End in Fazeley to nearby Mile Oak Community Centre after they were alerted in the early hours.

Four fire engines, two Land Rovers and two boats were used.

A tornado was seen in Hereford on Friday.

During a brief thunderstorm in the city, resident Paula Symmonds filmed the tornado near Kings Acre Road.

Some homes in the north of the city lost power in the bad weather.

Flooding of low-lying land and roads had been expected near the Severn - Vyrnwy confluence - where the rivers Severn and Vyrnwy join, according to the Environment Agency.




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