Report: funding doesn't reflect climate change flood risk

Flooded fields on the Somerset Levels Photo: PA

The devastating floods of last winter could be repeated if more isn't done to protect local communities.

That's according to a new report by MPs who say maintaining flood protection MUST take priority over cost cutting.

Emergency Services were overwhelmed during the winter floods on the Somerset Levels. Credit: PA

Last winter thousands of people were forced from their homes and as Eli-Louise Wringe reports, many are yet to return:-