How the floods cost 3 year old Elsa her birthday party

The flood that stopped a 3 year old's birthday party Photo: ITV News West Country

The floods on the Somerset Levels are causing a great deal of pain to many people. Homes inundated with water, businesses losing money and untold extra inconvenience.

But for three year old Elsa Sadler it is just as serious. She can't have a birthday party for the second year running because her friends can't get through the floodwater surrounding her house in Moorland

Flood water near the Sadler's home at Moorland Credit: ITV News West Country

Elsa's mum Briony can't easily get out to her mobile hairdressing business as she has to stay home and look after Elsa. So she now has the time to organise a party but no friends who can make it.

Our Somerset correspondent David Woodland has been to visit them. See his full report here: