Major roads closed in Birmingham; latest weather forecasts – updates

The Met Office is warning of further flood alerts on Bank Holiday Monday

BY BEN HURST, ZOE CHAMBERLAIN, JAYNE THOMSON, JAMES RODGER, MATT CANNON, CHARLOTTE PAXTON, STEPHANIE BALLOO
UPDATED13:55, 28 MAY 2018

A man has died amid major flooding in the West Midlands.

His vehicle was submerged in flood water in Walsall following flash flooding.

The victim, who is believed to be in his 80s, was taken to hospital but pronounced dead a short time later. His next of kin have been informed.

The Met Office has warned the thunderstorms and flooding could cause a “danger to life” today.

 

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