21 Dutch pumps help stem flooding in Somerset

21 massive pumps have been imported along with a team of four engineers from the Netherlands to cope with the massive floods in Somerset.

The huge pumps have been brought in by experts from the Netherlands. Credit: ITV News

Earlier today the teams were working to stem the flood around Bridgwater, Somerset.

Trucks brought in the equipment for the pumps. Credit: ITV News

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The work beginning at Bridgwater, Somerset, earlier today.
The work beginning at Bridgwater, Somerset, earlier today. Credit: ITV News

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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.