A flood alert is in place for the river Lugg south of Leominster following snow and rain today.

The Environment Agency says this means flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected to begin tonight.

Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads south of Leominster from Stoke Prior to Mordiford.

Other locations that might be affected include Bodenham, Lugwardine and Hampton Bishop.

People are advised to avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses.