Flood defences sent to Shoreham Airport

Shoreham Airport in West Sussex has been partly flooded, but the Environment Agency is sending a temporary flood barrier to protect it from today's high tide:


Airport open to departing aircraft only. Some areas of the airport site still affected by floodwater but main runway is open. #flood


Temporary barrier loaded and on it's way to #Shoreham airport to shore up defences ahead of high tide #floodaware http://t.co/L019MuL5j0


Read: Fire crews work through night in West Sussex


Cameron views tidal surge damage in flood hit town

David Cameron surveyed the extent of the flood damage as he visited a town hit by last week's tidal surge. The Prime Minister visited Wells-next-the-Sea in north Norfolk and met those whose properties were damaged.