Heavy rain has brought flooding to many parts of the UK in June – usually the driest month of the year.
Some areas of the country have seen three months of rain fall in just a week and parts Lincolnshire have experienced severe flooding – with hundreds of homes being evacuated.
In Shropshire, flood warnings have been in place and flood barriers erected at Shrewsbury and Ironbridge. The area does though seem to have avoided the worst effects of the deluge – with water levels being unusually high for summer, but not peaking as high as in winter months.
In Craven Arms, the flood plains have absorbed most of the additional water. This picture shows cloud reflected in water on the food plain of the River Onny in Craven Arms.
The Township Protect is a record of the changes and evolution of the town of Craven Arms, Shropshire (once known as Newton Township). Recording everyday, subtle changes – human change, changes in nature and the changing of the seasons…
All images © W N BISHOP