Heavy rain forecast across North Somerset and Weston

The Met Office said heavy rain will fall in Weston. Picture: Terry Kelly

The Met Office said heavy rain will fall in Weston. Picture: Terry Kelly - Credit: Terry Kelly

Heavy rain and possible flooding has been forecast to hit North Somerset and Weston-super-Mare tomorrow (Saturday).

The Met Office has also reported strong winds and rain could lead to some flooding and travel disruption from 4am-10pm.

Torrential downpours could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures.

A Met Office spokesman: "There is a small chance homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings and a small chance fast flowing or deep floodwater could cause a danger to life.

"Where flooding occurs, there is a slight chance of delays or cancellations to train and bus services.

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"Some communities could become cut off by flooded roads and there is a slight chance of power cuts and loss of other services to some homes and businesses."

Highways England is working closely with the Met Office in monitoring the weather conditions.

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Road users are advised to check road conditions before they travel, to take extra care when travelling and allow plenty of extra time to complete their journey.

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