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Flooding Returns To South West

Heavy rain has brought more widespread flooding to the South West.

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Somerset floods update

Somerset County Council reports significant surface water flooding on most of the low lying highway network. The higher ground is seeing rapid surface water run-off from adjacent land on to the highway – in some cases carrying a large amount of debris.

Of particular note:

A39 Polsham – passable with extreme care

A361 Steambow near Pilton – serious flooding

Cannards Grave, Shepton Mallet – flooded

A39 Nether Stowey – road closed

A39 Cannington – road closed

A371 Croscombe – river expected to burst its banks – major flooding expected

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