UK in top 10 at 'greatest economic risk' from flooding

The UK is the seventh most likely economy to suffer under flooding, according to a new world ranking. The US, China, India, Bangladesh, Germany and Japan were the only economies at greater risk from flooding, said risk assessment firm Maplecroft.

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Somerset farmer: Floods caused '£20,000 in damages'

A Somerset farmer has suffered at least "£20,000" of damage thanks to the floods but fears there may be worse to come as the waters have yet to recede, he told Daybreak.

James Hall said he was facing "washed away" bridges and gateways, and getting back on their feet would be "a long time in the making".

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