Children paddle in floodwater next to the River Parrett
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River Parrett in Somerset bursts its banks as crowd watches

The River Parrett in Somerset has burst its banks following heavy rain and high tides.

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson says "everything possible" is being done to help those affected by flooding - as more bad weather is expected to bring further problems on Sunday.

The BBC's Andrew Plant reports from Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels.

  • 02 Feb 2014
  • From the section UK
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