IT'S another miserable weekend ahead for Somerset as Storm Dennis is set to bring 120mm of rain and 70mph winds.

Just as the county recovers from Storm Ciara, the next storm will be arriving soon.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for wind across the UK, as well as a warning for rain for the South West, as Storm Dennis hits on Saturday and Sunday.

A spokesperson said: "Spells of heavy and prolonged rain are expected to affect parts of England and Wales over the weekend with a higher likelihood of impacts now expected in some areas.

"Around 20-40 mm of rain will fall widely with 50-80 mm likely across parts of northern and southern England.

"Over the higher ground of Wales and southwest England, 120-140 mm of rain is possible in a few locations.

"This rain is expected to fall across areas already wet from recent rainfall."

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Strong winds will also cause trouble for the county, with power cuts and disruption to travel expected.

The spokesperson added: "Strong winds in association with Storm Dennis are expected on Saturday and Sunday across many parts of England and Wales.

"The strongest winds are likely to be on Saturday afternoon and evening, with a lull overnight, before increasing again during Sunday.

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"Gusts of 50 mph are expected inland. Around the coasts, especially in the west and south, gusts of 60-70 mph are likely.

"The strong winds will be accompanied by heavy rain at times, leading to particularly poor driving conditions."