Scuba diving on the Somerset Levels

Dave Hallam from Street Sub Aqua Club goes SCUBA diving on the Levels at Burrowbridge this morning. Credit: Dave Hallam

Dave Hallam from Street Sub Aqua Club donned his diving gear this morning to emphasise the problems the flooding is causing on the Somerset Levels.

"I've done some crazy scuba diving in my time but this must top it all", Dave said, "I've never dived in a field before and I'll probably never do it again. It was good fun, cold but good fun."

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Bradford on Avon's flood defences hold firm

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