16 severe weather warnings in place in the south

16 severe weather warnings remain in place. Credit: The Environment Agency

The Environment Agency has 16 severe weather warnings in place in the south-east and south-west, which means there is a danger to life.

A further 391 flood warnings remain in place across the UK. For a breakdown of the warnings and alerts, visit The Environment Agency website.


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.