High-capacity Dutch pumps in action on the Levels

These shots from today show the massive temporary pumps installed at Dunball Wharf on the Somerset Levels. They have been brought over from Holland and will be used for reducing water levels in the King's Sedgemoor system.

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Ed Miliband in Somerset today to discuss flood insurance

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.