An emergency meeting is taking place this evening to discuss the floods in the Isle of Man.

Extensive damage and disruption was caused during the recent floods.

Recent flooding in the Isle of Man caused extensive disruption Credit: IOM

At one point a coastguard helicopter had to be brought in to help people in the village of Laxey as floodwater from the Laxey River surged through the streets, leading to police declaring a "major incident".

The meeting will take place in Laxey Village.