On to sport, and in cricket, a near capacity crowd is expected at the County Ground in Taunton today. Somerset are taking on Australia in a four day warm-up match for the Ashes, which starts in less than two weeks.
The contest gets underway at 11am. Captain Marcus Trescothick has a full-strength side to choose from, including England star Nick Compton.
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The whole region staying clear overnight with warm temperatures.
Temperatures remain high up to 12C inland.
Until now the ground has just been too waterlogged to let them out to graze.