Flash Flooding on Sunday 27th May


Parts of the West Midlands experienced more than a month’s rainfall in one hour on Sunday 27th May, leaving vehicles swamped by flood water up to 1.5 metres (5ft) deep. The flooding closed roads across the region. West Midlands fire service said it had dealt with more than 1,000 calls in just a few hours as the rain fell on Sunday. Drains struggled to cope in parts of Coppice Walk, Cheswick Way and Creynolds Lane and the River Blythe at Cheswick Green reached a level of 1.675m.  If you were affected please comment.

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