Heavy rain and gales increase flood fears

PUBLISHED: 17:25 29 January 2013 | UPDATED: 17:25 29 January 2013

Flooded wick road in Wick-St-Lawrence in November. Picture sent into iwitness24 by Chris Acer.

Flooded wick road in Wick-St-Lawrence in November. Picture sent into iwitness24 by Chris Acer.

THE Met Office has extended its severe weather warning for the South West into tomorrow as heavy rain continues to put the region on flood alert.

Persistent rain throughout today (Tues) has led to fears that already saturated ground in Somerset will struggle to cope with more rainfall.

And the wet weather is set to continue into the early hours of tomorrow (Wed) morning.

The Met Office expects as much as 50mm could fall over the highest parts of the region and strong gales are also expected.

* If you experience any flooding problems today or tomorrow then send in your pictures to weston.iwitness24.co.uk


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