Fears of flood hit town

People in Morpeth say they're struggling to get insurance cover after being hit by floods in 2008 and this autumn. A Government agreement with the insurance industry to ensure everyone gets flooding cover expires next June. As Helen Pearson reports, that's led to worries over what happens next.


North East flooding

The Environment Agency has issued flood alerts for the North East, and some roads have been closed, after heavy rain overnight.