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."

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More than 200 flood alerts and warnings issued

There are 43 flood warnings and 162 alerts. Credit: Environment Agency

More than 200 flood alerts and warnings have been issued across England and Wales, with the majority in place in the Midlands, Southeast and Southwest. There are 43 flood warnings where flooding is expected and immediate action is required.There are also 162 flood alerts, where flooding is possible.

For the latest on your area, check the Environment Agency flood warnings page.

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