The A38 Bridgwater Road is closed in both directions due to an accident. Two vehicles are involved between Old Road and Taunton Road (between North Petherton and the roundabout connecting with the M5).
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A rash of hit and miss showers are due followed by some bright spells but it's mostly cloudy and dry this afternoon. Highs of 15 C.
Some showers steaming through - perhaps early April showers. A few bright breaks to follow but it's mostly cloudy. Top temps 15 C.