Paterson 'can't do any more' to solve flooding problems

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson told ITV News he "can't do more" than visit flood-hit communities and listen to the concerns of local people as he was criticised by furious residents during a visit to the Somerset Levels today.

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Environment Secretary arrives in flood-hit Somerset

The Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has arrived in Somerset ahead of an official visit to some of the areas still cut off by flooding.

But with locals accusing officials of being slow to act, the visit may prove difficult.

ITV News Correspondent Rupert Evelyn reports:

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