13-02-2014 02:36 AM | United Kingdom

UK storms: Aid effort under way for deluged farmers

Farmers have been among those worst hit by the effects of devastating flooding in Somerset. On Tuesday David Cameron announced a £10m fund to support their recovery, but other practical offers of help are already arriving by the lorry load.

From all around England the aid is starting to trickle in.

The tractors from Yorkshire are bringing silage, hay and straw, while hundreds of tonnes of sugar beet from Cambridgeshire are already being delivered to those most in need.

Farmers from Lincolnshire and Shropshire are also donating what they can to help those whose land has been drenched during the wettest January on record.
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