ROAD closures caused by flooding remain in place in areas surrounding Worcester and across Worcestershire this morning.

Diversions are active to avoid closures in Upton-upon-Severn and Pinvin where Walcot Ford is too high to pass safely.

The downgrading of flood alerts in Upton means Hanley Road and Brotheridge Green Lane have been reopened today. 

READ MORE: Flood warnings remain in place in southern areas of Worcester - plus full county update

The current road closures are at:

• Dunns Lane flood gate in Upton

• New Street, Upton-upon-Severn from The Old Fire Station to Brotheridge Green and to the fruit farm junction

• Walcot Ford, Pinvin

• Kerswell Green Road, Kerswell Green

Most of the other roads in and around Worcestershire appear to be free of major problems.

Worcestershire Highways has sent out more gritting lorries to handle overnight temperatures of -5C.