Somerset village evacuated after flood defences breached

Marines and police have helped to evacuate residents in the Somerset village of Moorland after their flood defences were breached. One resident built a giant wall out of clay around his house to try to stem rising flood waters.

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Heart of Moorland village almost impassable

Heart of Moorland village almost impassable Credit: ITV News/ Jonathan Wald

The centre of the village of Moorland in Somerset in now almost impossible to get through due to the severe flooding.

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