Number 10 has issued a statement from the Prime Minister about this evening's meeting between ministers and officials about the extreme weather:
Today, Royal Marine Commandos from Taunton have been deployed in Somerset to fill sandbags and provide relief to the local emergency services, as more bad weather is forecast.
The Environment Agency has ordered specialist pumping equipment to clear roads, in addition to the extra pumps we have already sent, and they will keep looking at all options for pumping and dredging.
I want to reassure everyone affected by these terrible storms that we will continue to keep up our urgent response and help get them back on the move.
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