COLD and foggy skies will soon be overtaken with sunny spells across Somerset. 

Met Office forecasters predict it will be a dry day with sunny spells. 

Temperatures will reach a high of 17 degrees before falling to 7 degrees overnight. 

In their South West summary a Met Office spokesman, said: "A cold start with patchy fog lingering in some spots through the morning; but generally it will become a fine day with sunny spells.

"Feeling mild into the afternoon. Maximum temperature 17 °C."