PHOTOS have captured the extent of the flooding in Bewdley today (Friday, October 20) as Storm Babet batters the UK. 

The River Severn levels have risen dramatically throughout the day in the Wyre Forest. 

Flood barriers were being deployed at Severn Side North, however this was "terminated" following plant equipment failures. 

The deployment was cancelled and levels are expected to come close to properties near the river. 

A decision regarding the deployment of Severn Side South barriers will be made over the weekend. 

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