A NUMBER of Somerset schools are closed today (Monday, December 4) due to "bad weather".

According to Somerset Council, the following schools have announced full or partial closures:

Curry Mallet CofE Primary School, due to localised flooding, which be closed from midday;

Butleigh CofE Primary School will be closed from 12noon due to the flooding in and around Butleigh;

Baltonsborough CE VC Primary School as there are three routes in and out of Baltonsborough and two already impassable - one is just about okay but run off from the fields could potentially mean this one becomes impassable before the end of the day;

Martock CofE Primary School fully closed due to the weather;

Curry Rivel CofE VC Primary School, where a spokesperson said: "We have assessed the local road conditions, and there are reports of many roads being inaccessible out of Curry Rivel, but also to Isle Abbots, Hambridge, North Curry, Martock and Thornfalcon. Indeed some staff have left and are stranded. We have liaised with the local authority, the chair of governors, and other local schools who are closing. Therefore, we have taken the decision to close our school and nursery today."

West Pennard CofE Primary School, with flooding due to volume of constant rain. Three classrooms not accessible and main hall flooded.

Charlton Mackrell CofE Primary School "closed due to flooding".