SPORT fixtures were wrecked by today's deluge, so County Time chief photographer Phil Blagg got out to take some pictures of people coping with the torrential rain and road closures

Will Midwinter and Michael Midwinter from Brandy Cottage, Welshpool, went paddling, but in canoes on the A490 Mid Wales Airport road between Welshpool and Forden.

Elsewhere cars and vans battled through rising as Powys emerged from a severe battering from the weather.