1. West Country (E)

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.

View all 149 updates ›

Picture Gallery: Alney Terrace fights the floods

The pumping operation keeps the waters at bay in Gloucester Credit: ITV News/Ken Goodwin

High tide is expected at Alney Island in Gloucester this morning. The water did not overtop the flood defences last night but the Environment Agency still have a severe flood warning alert, meaning there's a potential danger to life.

Alney Terrace safe for the time being Credit: ITV News/Ken Goodwin
Taking no chances - sandbags in place in case of flooding this morning Credit: ITV News/Ken Goodwin
The River Severn in danger of over-topping Credit: ITV News/Ken Goodwin

More on this story