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River Severn: River in the United Kingdom
The River Severn is the longest river in Great Britain at a length of 220 miles (354 km). With an average discharge of 107 m3/s (3,800 cu ft/s) at Apperley, Gloucestershire, it has by far the greatest water flow in England and Wales.

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PM branded 'traitor' in flood-stricken town [Video]

PM branded 'traitor' in flood-stricken town

The Prime Minister was met with heckles of “traitor” as he arrived in Worcestershire to visit ongoing efforts to tackle flooding. Boris Johnson arrived on the banks of the River Severn in Bewdley..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:34Published
Homes evacuated along the River Severn [Video]

Homes evacuated along the River Severn

Homes in the Shropshire town of Ironbridge have been evacuated as the River Severn continues to rise, compromising flood defences. Homes have also been evacuated further down the river in the..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:00Published
Severe 'danger to life' flood warning for Shrewsbury [Video]

Severe 'danger to life' flood warning for Shrewsbury

A severe flood warning is in force for Shrewsbury as the River Severn is expected to reach its highest level in 20 years. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:49Published

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Boris Johnson heckled as 'traitor' during floods visit to Bewdley

Boris Johnson visits Bewdley on the banks of the River Severn where he is shown flood defences.
BBC News - Published

Stourport Swifts: Flood-damaged football club hails 'fantastic' support

Stourport Swifts, based on the banks of the River Severn, had their pitch flooded twice in a week.
BBC News - Published

Worcester and Shropshire flooding 'not over yet'

Almost the whole length of the River Severn in England is still at flood warning level.
BBC News - Published

West Midlands floods: 'Ten days of difficult conditions' to come

Residents in two flooded towns are evacuated as more rain threatens to swell the River Severn.
BBC News - Published

Shrewsbury flooding: Rescues continue amid rising river levels

There are two "danger to life" warnings on the Severn and flood defences are likely to be breached.
BBC News - Published

'Lives at risk' as River Severn set to rise to highest level in 20 years

Flood-prone communities may have to be abandoned, warns Environment Agency chief
Independent - Published

Flooded garden where swans swim past window

Chris Allen says his garden has been "engulfed" by the River Severn in Shrewsbury.
BBC News - Published

Shrewsbury flooding: 'Highest ever' peak could be recorded

Main roads in and around Shrewsbury are closed as a severe flood warning is given for the River Severn.
BBC News - Published

Storm Dennis: Dozens evacuated as severe flood warnings remain

Residents in towns by the River Severn spent an anxious night as water threatened to top flood defences.
BBC News - Published

Flood warnings span River Severn in England

An Environment Agency representative says he has not seen warnings cover such a long stretch before.
BBC News - Published

Shrewsbury nurse describes tasting sewage in river swim

Melissa Compton, who swam 220 miles along the River Severn for charity, contracted a stomach bug.
BBC News - Published

Illegal eel exporters exposed by Countryfile

illegal eel exporters exposed by countryfile
International buyers offered high prices for eels caught on the River Severn in Gloucestershire.
BBC News - Published

Shrewsbury hospital nurse is swimming the River Severn

shrewsbury hospital nurse is swimming the river severn
The 220-mile challenge to swim the River Severn from source to sea is under way for charity.
BBC News - Published




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