Ed Miliband to call for faster flooding insurance claims

Insurance bosses will meet ministers to discuss their response to the flood crisis. Victims have received £14m in emergency payments so far. Ed Miliband will call for faster processing of insurance claims when he too meets industry representatives.

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Three severe flood warnings in place in Dorset

The Environment Agency currently has three severe flood warnings in place - in Weymouth, West Bay and Lyme Regis, all in Dorset.

A severe flood warning denotes a danger to life in the area.

All three severe flood warnings were in the Southwest region. Credit: Environment Agency

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