The Gowy in flood

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I walked the dogs down to the bridges this morning, I do not remember seeing the River Gowy this high in 28 years.

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There were lots of swifts martins and swallows over the water but very few insects about.
Good luck to them in this unseasonal weather.

(Ed: I drove across the Gowy bridge at the Waverton Road yesterday and was met a stretch of water about 50 feet long across the whole road)

Did any other readers take any photos?

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