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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.

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Satellite images reveal scale of weather hitting UK

A huge swirl of cloud lies across the UK today. Credit: NASA

Images from a NASA satellite shows the progress of the huge weather systems which has battered the UK.

The outline of the UK can be seen on the right underneath the blanket of clouds in both images.

Yesterday three swirling weather systems could be seen heading to the UK across the Atlantic. Credit: NASA

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