The A39 is closed in both directions due to flooding between the B3191 Vicarage Road / Hill Lane (Blue Anchor Turn Off, Carhampton) and Monksway (Washford).
It's affecting traffic between Minehead and Williton. Traffic is very busy on the diversion routes.
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Stephen Gilbert who was the constituency's MP from 2010-15 will contest the St Austell & Newquay seat for the Liberal Democrats on 8 June.
It'll be dry and sunny to begin with this Bank Holiday weekend in the West, but with showers just around the corner.
It's a mixed weekend for the South West ahead with sunshine on Saturday but rain and showers across Sunday and Monday.