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Last Updated: Monday, 18 June 2007, 16:11 GMT 17:11 UK
Experts predict more heavy rain
Brookvale Road, Birmingham
Shantol Duhaney sent in this picture of Friday's flooding in Birmingham
Forecasters are predicting more heavy downfalls for the West Midlands as rain continues to fall.

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for the whole of the region with thunderstorms predicted and up to 30mm of rain expected on Monday.

The warning comes after heavy rain caused chaos in parts of the region during Friday and Saturday.

Residents in more than 200 homes in Birmingham had to move after the River Tame burst its banks.

An average month's rain - 65mm - fell in just six hours on Friday.

The severe weather warning affects Herefordshire, Shropshire , Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Telford and the Wrekin, Birmingham and the Black Country, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.

The Met Office is also giving out an early warning of more heavy rain to cross the region on Tuesday afternoon and evening.

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