The farmer who rescued his 500 strong herd of cattle with the help of a team of neighbours and friends has returned by boat to see the devastation on his farm. All but 45 of James Winslade's 840 acres are under water. He says the animals would have drowned.
The Labour Leader, Ed Miliband, is visiting Somerset flood victims today to discuss insurance claims. His visit coincides with a Downing Street summit on the issue.