Amphibious vehicles for flood-hit Somerset

The British Red Cross has tweeted pictures of the vehicles it is using to help tackle the flooding that has devastated Somerset.


.@ms_smudger_ms It's actually an amphibious 4x4 - boats aren't capable of carrying heavy loads here.


The amphibians - which work on land or water - are being used to transport relief supplies to the Somerset Levels.

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Environment Agency: 'Could have done better over flooding'

The Environment Agency chairman has admitted to ITV News that "we could have done better" in tackling the flooded areas in Somerset. But Lord Smith defended the agency's priorities, saying they were working with a "purse that was not limitless."