East Midlands residents warned not to drive in flood water after reports of 'stuck' vehicles

Firefighters have urged drivers to avoid flooded areas after a number of reports of 'stuck vehicles' across the East Midlands.

Fire Services in both Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire say they are experiencing a number of calls today (Tuesday, October 1) as heavy rain continues to batter the region.

A spokesperson for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue said: "If the road looks flooded, seek an alternative route.

"Do not risk your life. Think."

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'Don't risk your life'.

'Don't risk your life'.