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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A traumatic day for farmer James Winslade

Floodwaters are rising right across the Somerset levels tonight as water cascades onto the land from the surrounding hills.

Farmer James Winslade and a team of neighbours and colleagues have spent all day saving his 550 cattle from the floodwater. Our Somerset correspondent David Woodland reports.

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