The Environment Agency has issued a flood warning for the River Axe from Winsham to Axminster, including Chard Junction and Weycroft.
Particular locations at risk include:
Chard Junction - including the Three Counties Public House, Creamery and Broad Bridge areas
Broom, Wadbrook, Axe Farm
Weycroft - including Coaxden Cottages, Weycroft Mill and properties on the A358 around Weycroft Bridge
B3165 at Mosterton and Clapton
Up to 25mm of rain has fallen over the area in the last 24 hours. Rivers are rising in response to this rainfall. The main band of rain has now cleared in the area, but rivers will continue to rise during the afternoon.