South-West Storm - winds batter the county on Thursday and Friday

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  • Gusts of up to 80mph hit coastal areas of the county on Thursday evening.
  • The Environment Agency warns people to be prepared for more flooding.
  • Conditions not as severe as earlier in the week.
  • Send your pictures to or tweet @CountyGazette


THE Environment Agency has said that the A372 between Othery and Langport is passable, but to take care of the water lapping at the side of the roads. 


This is the arrivals board at Taunton Train Station: 

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FLOODING elsewhere in the country is causing delays to trains both departing and arriving at Taunton Train Station. 

You can check your journey here.

The current departure board from Taunton Train Station: 

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THE weather forecast for today and tomorrow:

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SOUTH West Trains plans to run the advertised service, you can check timetables here 


READER Jim Cossey took this picture on Christmas Eve just before sunrise.

It shows the River Parrett and the surrounding fields on the road from Langport to Mulchelney. 

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SEND your flood pictures to or tweet them to @CountyGazette


A GOOD service is running from Taunton Train Station however First Great Western are reporting delays and problems.

For more information click here

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THE wicked weather makes a return to the county as flood warnings stay in place throughout Friday.

The Environment Agency has issued 5 flood warnings and 48 flood alerts for the South West.

Spells of rain are expected to be heavy at times with 10 to 20 mm falling quite widely. 


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5:35pm Fri 27 Dec 13

FreeSpeech? says...

Give it five minutes and the Socialist Pleb will be on here informing us its due to the coalition Government.
Give it five minutes and the Socialist Pleb will be on here informing us its due to the coalition Government. FreeSpeech?

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