Lord King, who as Tom King was MP for Bridgwater from 1970 to 2001, recalls the impact of Hinkley Point nuclear power station on the area. He was MP during the construction of the second (B) station and shadow energy minister in the late 1970s.
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The day's gusts will ease as the evening goes on. It will be mostly dry with cloud cover but occasional clear spells.
Strong winds will steadily ease through this evening and overnight, but it will remain dry with clear spells.
Members of 'Drone SAR For Lost Dogs UK' searched fields and farms after Ted the terrier was declared missing.