Published: November 21, 2012
In photos: Heavy rain causes flooding in Burnham-On-Sea area

Torrential rain caused widespread flooding across the Burnham-On-Sea area today (Wednesday), causing dangerous conditions on local roads.

This was the scene in Brent Knoll today where motorists struggled through up to five inches of water through the village.

Several minor roads in Burnham, including Maple Drive, right, were flooded.

Other roads in Brent Knoll, Brean, Berrow, East Brent and East Huntspill also suffered flooding.

More bad weather is predicted to arrive on Thursday with The Met Office issuing a yellow warning for heavy rain and strong winds.

Flood warnings are also in effect from the Environment Agency for low-lying areas around rivers in the Burnham area.

This was the scene in Brean's Warren Road this morning

A van struggles through water in Burnham's Maple Drive today

This garden of this home in East Brent was under water

Flooding in Brent Knoll's Brent Street this morning

Sally Field and her son had a wet walk to school in Brent Knoll this morning

This home in Edithmead was surrounded by flood water

The courts at Burnham's Avenue Tennis Club were under water this morning


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