Over 16,000 homes still without power after storms

Over 16,000 homes are still without power, the Energy Networks Association has said.


10,199 customers restored by engineers overnight - down to 16,211 off supply this morning

Read: Seventeen severe flood warnings in place across south


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.