By Tony Winterburn • 26 February 2020 • 7:42
Flood Barriers Breached: The Boat Inn in Jackfield near Ironbridge, Shropshire is flooded
The Met Office has warned of wintry showers and icy stretches that will likely bring some travel disruption across the UK.
The yellow weather warning is in effect from 8 pm on Tuesday to 10 am on Wednesday across Scotland, Northern Ireland, and western England.
The warning reads: “Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces.
“Probably some icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths.
“Some roads and railways may be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services.”
River Severn Defences breached
The town of Bewdley in Shropshire struggled with rising river levels as flood barriers were breached, the River Severn reached its highest level late on Wednesday at between 5.4m and 5.6m, slightly higher than last week and possibly passing its highest recorded level – 5.56m in November 2000.
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