There are a number of flood alerts in place across Somerset as snow melts during the aftermath of Storm Emma.

With temperatures increasing, the snow is melting quite rapidly - improving road conditions but the Envirionment Agency has issued a number of flood alerts for the Somerset area.

The most serious of which is a flood warning issued to the Porlock Weir area, where the snow thawing will combine with the high tide.

Bridgwater Mercury:

Elsewehere there are flood alerts in place for the same reason all along the stretch of coast including Bridgwater, Burnham-On-Sea as far as Uphill and Kingston Seymour. There is also an isolated flood alert for Minehead.