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