SOMERSET has been subjected to heavy rain over the weekend, prompting several flood alerts to be issued by the Environment Agency.

A yellow warning for rain issued by the Met Office was in place over the weekend, from 3pm on Saturday, February 17 until 6pm on Sunday, February 18.

Between 3pm Saturday and 11am Sunday, there was 53mm in Priddy, Somerset

Train services between London and Penzance were disrupted on Sunday, due to flooding between Taunton and Westbury.

As a result, many rivers in the county look set to burst their banks after over 24 hours of heavy rain.

Here are all of the flood warnings and in affect across Somerset this morning.

Flood alerts in Somerset

The Environment Agency says flooding is 'possible' in the following areas.

Those affected are advised to avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and urged not to attempt to walk, cycle or drive through flood water.

  • East Somerset Rivers: Rivers Brue, Sheppey, Glastonbury Millstream and North and South Drains.
  • Lower Tone and Parrett Moors: Lower Rivers Tone and Parrett including West Moor, Hay Moor, Curry Moor, Stan Moor, Salt Moor and North Moor.
  • Rivers Yeo and Parrett, downstream of Yeovil to Steart: River Yeo from downstream of Yeovil to Langport, the River Parrett from Langport to Steart, the Rivers Cary and Sowy, the Kings Sedgemoor Drain and other rhynes and drains in the area.
  • River Yeo and River Parrett Moors around Muchelney and Thorney: River Yeo and River Parrett Moors including access from Langport, Law Lane from Drayton, Law Lane from Thorney, Wetmoor Lane from Long Load and properties in Muchelney, Muchelney Ham and Thorney.
  • South East Somerset Rivers, Upper Reaches: River Yeo from Sherborne to Yeovil, River Wriggle, Barwick Stream, West Coker Stream and the River Cam.
  • West Somerset Streams: Horner Water, Rivers Aller and Washford, and the Hawkcombe, Monksilver and Doniford Streams and tributaries.