1st December 2020

Weather warning of heavy and possibly thundery showers for Somerset

A yellow weather warning of rain is in place for South West England including Somerset from this afternoon until tomorrow morning.

The warning states:

“Heavy, possibly thundery showers will become prolonged later on Saturday and last into the early hours of Sunday.

Localised surface water flooding on roads may make journey times longer.

Flooding of a few homes and businesses is possible.

The worst of the showers should clear from south Wales by around midnight and from southwest England towards the end of the night.”

The warning, affecting Bath and North East Somerset, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Isles of Scilly, North Somerset, Plymouth, Poole, Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Torbay is valid from 13:00 Saturday 16 September to 06:00 Sunday 17 September.