IF you had been planning visiting the beach over the Bank Holiday weekend, it's probably best to think again.

If the weather forecast is anything to go by, it's not a good idea to look out your swimming cossie of the kids' bucket and spade.

The Met Office is predicting a pretty glum three days for us in Somerset.

Saturday looks like starting off with patchy cloud, followed later in the day by scattered showers turning heavy at times.

Get ready for sunshine and showers on Sunday.

Bank holidays wouldn't be the same without some typically British weather - and Monday's going to be no exception, with heavy rain heading in from the west.

The afternoon will see strong winds and coastal gales.

Maybe stay home and tune into a box set.

April in Somerset has been one of the coldest on record as the UK's average minimum temperature was the lowest since 1922.

The months was mostly cold and dry, with above average sunshine.