Energy boss: 'More could have been done'

The boss of UK Power Networks, which supplies eight million homes in the South East, said more could have been done in response to the storms that hit Britain over Christmas, leaving many without power.

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Environment Agency issues 14 flood warnings

The Environment Agency has issued 14 flood warnings tonight, in which immediate action is required, after strong winds and heavy rain battered Britain over the Christmas period.

There are still 71 flood alerts in place, where flooding is possible, with the Southeast being the most affected.

Environment Agency issues 71 flood alerts and 14 flood warnings. Credit: Environment Agency

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