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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.

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Scale of Levels flooding revealed

The huge scale of the flooding still affecting the Somerset Levels has been revealed by a series of aerial pictures.

ITV reporter Simon Harris took these pictures whilst in a light aircraft on Sunday morning.

Heavy rain earlier in the week caused yet more misery. Credit: Simon Harris / ITV News
Thousands of acres of farm land is underwater. Credit: Simon Harris / ITV News
Many residents want large sale dredging of the rivers. Credit: Simon Harris / ITV News
Some areas have been underwater for more than a month. Credit: Simon Harris / ITV News

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