Heavy rain forecast prompts revised severe weather warning for Somerset
Heavy and persistent rain is being forecast for the next 35 hours in Somerset.
The Met Office has extended its severe weather warning for the region, which came into effect at midday today, until 11pm tomorrow night.
The yellow warning has also been upgraded to a more serious amber alert for parts of Cornwall, Plymouth and South Devon.
Around 30mm of rainfall is expected in most parts, but up to 60mm could fall on higher ground exposed by strong southeasterly winds.
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Both the Met Office and Environment Agency is urging the public to be prepared for the possibility of flooding over the next two days.
Environment Agency spokesperson Pete Fox said: "Heavy rain in the South West and South Wales on Thursday and into Friday means there is a risk of localised surface water and river flooding."
The Environment Agency's Ben Johnstone added: "We strongly urge people to sign up to flood warnings on the Environment Agency website, keep a close eye on local weather forecasts and be prepared for possible flooding.
"We also ask that people stay safe and not try to wade or drive through any deep water."
For the latest information on flood warnings and alerts in the region, click on the Environment Agency panel below.