FLOOD warnings are in place for today (Sunday, February 25) as more rain is forecast.

The Environment Agency (EA) issued the warning for the following areas:

  • West Moor,
  • Hay Moor and Curry Moor, including New Road between North Curry and the A361, and
  • Cutts Road at East Lyng.

The EA also issued a warning for East Somerset, as river levels are forecast to rise on the River Brue and the River Sheppey this afternoon due to current rainfall.

The flooding of low-lying land and roads is possible from around 10pm tonight.

The EA also added: "Areas most at risk include the B3151 Glastonbury to Meare Road. Overtopping is forecast from the Glastonbury Millstream and the River Brue at North Drain and Westhay.

"The River Brue is forecast to be bankfull upstream of Bruton Dam with field flooding likely."

The Met Office said a yellow warning for rain is in place until 6pm today.

The Environment Agency read: “Some isolated showers are possible during Saturday.

“Rainfall is forecast for Sunday from around 9am and will continue for the whole day.

“River levels are expected to rise in response and this flood warning will remain in force.

“The situation is being continually monitored and staff are checking the condition of flood banks, spillways, and weed screens.

“Please refer to Travel Somerset for information on local road closures and avoid walking, cycling, or driving through flood water.

“This message will be updated by 2pm on Sunday, February 25, or as the situation changes.

“Flood warning area: West Moor, Hay Moor and Curry Moor including New Road between North Curry and the A361, and Cutts Road at East Lyng.”