Heavy and persistent rainfall has caused the River Axe, Hooke and Yarty to rise this afternoon (21 November), with all three expected to flood overnight.
The predicted flooding is likely to affect people in Axminster, Axmouth, Winsham, Yarcombe and Upper Frome at Maiden Newton, according to the Environment Agency.
A list of all the areas predicted to be affected by the flooding:
Axminster and Axmouth, including Musbury, Whitford Bridge, the A3052 at Colyford and the A35 at Yarty Bridge
Winsham and Axminster, including Chard Junction, Coaxden Cottages and Weycroft
Yarcombe and Axminster, including Long Bridge, Case Bridge, Beckford Bridge and Yarty Bridge
Dorchester Road and Frome Lane area of Maiden Newton
A flood warning means that residents are being urged to stay safe and prepare ahead, by moving vehicles to higher ground and turning off gas, electricity and water supplies.
Flood alerts are also in place across the South West with strong gale force winds and showers expected to batter parts of Cornwall.