STORM Christoph caused further disruption in Oswestry and surrounding areas overnight.

Heavy rainfall led to flooding in several areas across Shropshire, with roads, transport and properties affected.

The A5 at Gobowen, one of the main routes into and out of Oswestry, remains closed after being affected by flood water and snow overnight.

A statement on the AA Route Planner map says: “Road closed due to flooding and snow on A5 both ways between B5069 (South Gobowen / Hospital Roundabout) and Gobowen North turn off.

“The road has been closed since Wednesday afternoon. Affecting traffic between the Welsh border and Oswestry.”

Flood warnings and alerts remain in place across the region, with the nearest to Oswestry being issued for the River Tanat at Llanyblodwel.

The flood warning was issued on Wednesday and updated on Thursday morning.

The update, issued by the Environmental Agency, read: “River levels have risen at the Llanyblodwel river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall.

“Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. We expect flooding to affect low-lying property and roads in Llanyblodwel.

“Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation.”

Flood warnings remain in place for the River Severn at Maesbrook and Melverley, and the River Severn at Pentre.

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has also issued flood warnings for areas across the border near Oswestry.

A section of the River Vyrnwy banks near Llansantffraid burst on Wednesday afternoon, causing flooding to fields and roads near the village.

There is a flood warning in place for the village, with the message from NRW stating: “At 5:30 AM, the level at Llanymynech was 4.9m and falling.

“The following roads could be affected by flooding; The B4393 near Llansantffraid Bridge. The B4398 near the canal at New Bridge, Llanymynech. The A483 between Llanymynech and Four Crosses, just south of Llanymynech Bridge.”

There are flood warnings for the River Vyrnwy in place at Llanymynech, and for the River Severn in Llandrinio.