Environment Agency chairman Lord Smith is on the Somerset Levels to meet residents affected by the flooding.
In an interview with ITV News West Country presenter Ian Axton, Lord Smith refused to apologise for the situation, blaming funding constraints and the unprecedented amount of rainfall.
Watch the full interview here:
Campaigners have come up with a novel way to prevent future flooding across our region by reintroducing beavers to our waterways.
The Prime Minister has announced a £10 million support package for businesses affected by the floods.
Part of Gloucester has withstood the high tides so far but a severe warning remains in place with fears of more flooding