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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Gales of 92mph recorded in Isles of Scilly last night

The Isles of Scilly experienced the strongest wind last night as recorded by the Met Office between 3pm on Tuesday and 8am today:

  • St Mary's Airport, Isles of Scilly - 92mph
  • Berry Head, Devon - 91mph
  • Culdrose, Cornwall - 76mph
  • Needles Old Battery, Isle of Wight - 71mph
  • Plymouth, Devon - 71mph

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