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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Somerset action group thanks flood volunteers

FLAG (Flooding on the Levels Action Group) tweeted its thanks to volunteers who supported the flood relief effort in Somerset on Friday after more specialist pumping equipment was taken to the area.

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