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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Police: It may take four weeks for floods to recede

Chief Superintendent Caroline Peters, who is overseeing the flooding on behalf of Avon and Somerset Police, told ITV News that it could take four weeks for flood waters to recede in the area, as heavy rain continues to fall.

Ch. Supt. Peters also reassured that agencies were working together in assessing the situation.

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