Southern England faces 'increased risk' of flooding

Householders have been told to brace themselves as further wind and rain threatens to bring more chaos to waterlogged communities across Britain.

The Environment Agency has warned the whole of the south of England will be at an "increased risk" of flooding within the next 24 hours.

Martha Fairlie reports from 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."