DOWNPOURS AND FLASH FLOODING, in East Midlands in Britain, on Sunday, in some areas resulted in 58mm of rainfall in just one hour on Sunday afternoon, and 81mm in a 12-hour period.

The May bank weekend holiday has been one of major climate events across Britain, including 15,000 to 20,000 lightning strikes down Southern Britain, on Saturday, followed by flash flooding in West Midlands and parts of Wales on Sunday.

Flooded Pershore Road in Selly Oak

Buses and cars were brought to a stand still as roads flooded and several residents on Sir Johns Road in Selly Oak, Birmingham , West Midlands, were rescued by firefighters using boats

Residents on Sir Johns Road in Selly Oak, Birmingham had to be rescued by firefighters using boatsEmergency services on Pershore Road where twenty people were trapped on a flooded bus and had to be rescued by boatRainfall average recording for the West Midlands region generally in the month of May is on average 55mm. The flash flooding has claimed one elderly gentleman’s life whose car was caught up in the flooding. More news to follow. By Sibusiso Ngwenya photos-online INFORMATION IS POWER!- Please email all your articles, photos and breaking news, to or whatsapp to Mr Sibusiso Ngwenya 0044 749 1 333 603
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