Sandbags piling up on Gloucester's Alney Island

This clip shows last minute preparations being made on Alney Island, Gloucester, after the Environment Agency issued a Severe Flood Warning for the area for tonight. The military are helping evacuate homes and sandbags are being piled up in doorways.

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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.